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Mixed reactions as KCCA passes new Property tax rates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | There are mixed reactions among city Landlords on newly approved property tax rates by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA. On Tuesday, the KCCA council chaired by the City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago passed new Property tax rates placing a of 4%  tax burden on property …

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Government gazettes KCCA Amendment Act 2020

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Government has gazetted the Kampala Capital City Authority Amendment Act 2020. The amendment first introduced before parliament in 2015 was passed in August 2019 and assented by President Museveni December last year. The amendments put in place the position of Speaker at KCCA which …

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KCCA passes new property tax rates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has passed new property tax rates. The new rates are 4 percent of taxable value of properties generating five million and below and 6 percent for properties attracting revenue of five million shillings. Currently, KCCA charges a flat rate of 6 …

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Kitaka gets 6 month’s extension as KCCA Ag. ED

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | President, Yoweri Museveni has extended the tenure of Engineer Andrew Kitaka, the Acting Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA for six more  months. In a January 10th, 2020 letter to Kitaka, the Public Service Ministry Permanent Secretary, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire, the president makes three directives. …

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People’s Government to petition ICC in February

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The self-proclaimed People’s Government is set to file its petition against President Yoweri Museveni at the International Criminal Court-ICC next month. The group embarked on collecting signatures and evidence in November 2019 to back their petition against Museveni and other government officers to the …

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People’s Government vows to defy ban on political meetings in homes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The People’s Government has vowed to defy police ban on political gatherings in homes. On Monday, district and Division Police Commanders –DPCs were directed to disband all political meetings in private homes. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said police had noticed a continuous violation of …

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Police orders commanders to disperse political meetings in homes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police management has directed district and division police commanders –DPCs to ensure all political meetings held in private homes are dispersed. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says police have noticed a continuous violation of the Public Order Management Act –POMA where politicians hold illegal political …

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KCCA seeks UGX 3 Billion for street lighting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is negotiating with the French Development Agency (AFD) for shillings 3 billion (800.000 Euros) to implement the Kampala street lighting master plan project. In his end of year message, the Kampala City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, says with this funding KCCA …

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Experts welcome plan to waive tax on low value property

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The idea by the Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA to waive property tax for the low value property has been welcomed as a progressive move. Albert Oduman Okello, an economist and former shadow finance Minister, told URN that this was a way to go …

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Drama as Mabirizi, justice Ssekaana clash in open court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The High Court Civil Division was a scene of drama on Tuesday evening as Male Mabirizi exchanged words with Justice Musa Ssekana. The two had a verbal exchange when Justice Sekaana showed up to deliver his ruling on application in, which Mabirizi and Erias Lukwago wanted …

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