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KCCA executive skips council sitting over induction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA executive committee chaired by the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago was no show at Thursday’s council sitting demanding that councilors be inducted on the KCCA Amendment Act of 2020. On Monday, the office of the KCCA speaker issued a notice …

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Lukwago asks Sarah Kanyike to reject KCCA job

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has asked his Deputy Sarah Kanyike to reject her nomination to the position of Director Directorate of Gender, Community Service and Production at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA. On Saturday, President Museveni nominated Kanyike and four others to various …

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Lukwago says no to self-isolation, demands reopening of City hall

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has declined to go into self-isolation and called for the re-opening of Kampala Capital City Authority Offices at City Hall. The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi announced the closure of City Hall over the weekend after …

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KCCA councilors seek space as mayor restricts access to parlor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA councilors want the Authority to provide them space after the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago stopped them from using his parlor. Earlier this week, Lukwago asked the councilors to respect the sanctity of the Lord Mayor’s tower comprising of the gardens, …

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KCCA considers suspending fees collection in markets, parks

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is considering the temporary suspension of collection of fees from its markets and Parks, the City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago has revealed. He was speaking during the COVID 19 sensitization campaign in Usafi Market on Monday afternoon. Lukwago said he had …

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Lukwago asks MPs to reject UGX600Bn tondeka bus loan

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Kampala City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago wants Parliament to reject government’s proposal to borrow Shillings 600 billion from Exim bank of India to finance the Tondeka Metro Bus Project. The proposed principal public operator in Kampala Metropolitan area is expected to serve in collaboration …

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KCCA speaker’s elections set for March

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kampala Capital City Authority is set to elect its speaker and deputy speaker on March 5th, 2020. In a February 17th, 2020 letter to the Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, the acting KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka, says KCCA will hold an ordinary meeting for the …

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MP Nambooze wants KCCA act amended

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Member of Parliament for Mukono Municipality Betty Nambooze wants an amendment of the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Act citing inconsistencies. In August, Parliament passed the KCCA amendment bill which was later on assented to by the President. The bill which was first introduced in …

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Justice Ssekaana refuses to step down from case against EC chairperson

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Musa Ssekaana has declined to recuse himself from a case in which Electoral Commission chairperson; Justice Simon Byabakama is accused of failing to resign from the Court of Appeal. The applicants want court to issue a permanent injunction restraining Justice Byabakama from holding …

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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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