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Kira municipal council approves motion for elevation to city status

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kira municipal council has passed a resolution for elevation to city status. The municipal mayor, Julius Mutebi Nsubuga moved the motion for the elevation of the municipality to a cultural and religious city. He explained that elevating Kira municipality to city status will enhance the tourism …

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Nakasongola forms 13 member committee to track its city status

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A thirteen-member committee has been formed to track the operationalization of Nakasongola city status. In 2020, the Parliament passed a motion elevating Nakasongola town council to city status effective 1st July 2023. Nakasongola city status will cover areas of Nakasongola West and East divisions. As …

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Several feared dead as City building collapses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several people are feared dead following the collapse of a storied building under construction in down-town Kampala. According to witnesses in Kisenyi near Mengo, several people including builders, drivers, food vendors and bystanders are all trapped inside the building. Several people rushed with all …

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New KCCA executive director Dorothy Kisaka takes oath

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dorothy Kisaka has taken oath as the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA executive director. Kisaka replaces Eng. Andrew Kitaka who has been acting executive director since Jennifer Musisi resigned in 2018. Kisaka was nominated last month by President Museveni. He directed the Public Service Commission …

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Excitement as Arua, Mbarara assume city status

Uganda now has eight cities  1⃣ Fortportal 2⃣ Jinja 3⃣ Masaka 4⃣ Mbarara 5⃣ Mbale 6⃣ Arua 7⃣ Gulu Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated the people of Jinja, Arua, Gulu, Masaka, FortPortal, Mbarara and Mbale, whose towns today became cities. “This is an acknowledgement of the growth these towns have experienced …

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Relocation of Mbale district headquarters divides councillors

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The relocation of Mbale district headquarters from Maluku in Mbale Municipality ahead of the operationalization of Mbale city has divided district councilors. Mbale Municipality is one of the seven municipalities that were elevated to city status that will start operationalization effective July 1st. Nine …

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Rebuilding Old Taxi Park starts May 9th

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) have contracted Stirling Civil Engineering Ltd and Kiru General Services Ltd to rebuild the Old taxi park. Work starts Saturday May 9 and will run for three months. Extensive work on the transport terminal used by …

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