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Government, Kisekka market vendors disagree on compensation

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  As government moves to repossess some of its markets, it has still failed to come to an understanding with a section of vendors who acquired a sub-lease on Kisekka Market land. A number of vendors say government should compensate them before they take over the …

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Kampala Minister courts boda boda riders on political tolerance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister in charge of Kampala and metropolitan affairs Betty Amongi has appealed to commercial motorcyclists in Kampala to have political tolerance as they support candidates of their choice during the 2021 general elections. The minister’s advice stems from the ugly scenes involving sections of …

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Gov’t to operationalise boda boda free zone in November

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has extended deadline for operationalization of the boda boda free zone in Kampala to November 1st. The boda boda free zone will run along the boundaries of Wampewo roundabout- Jinja road to Kitgum house junction – Access road – Mukwano road to …

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UPC okays Betty Amongi to contest for MP seat on party ticket

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Congress-UPC, has said that the Minister for Kampala Affairs Betty Amongi is free to contest for Member of Parliament for Oyam South on the party ticket.  Addressing a press conference at the party’s Headquarters in Kampala on Wednesday, the UPC party …

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Government to reopen 48 arcades in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Close to 50 arcades have so far adapted to the standard operating procedures set by the government as a precondition for their reopening. The government had maintained lockdown restrictions on arcades because of  difficulty to avoid close contact between people in the wake of …

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KCCA issues guidelines for reopening of arcades

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has issued guidelines to arcade owners before the business centres can be reopened. The arcades were among the places closed during the lockdown in March as a measure to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The guidelines issued …

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