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KCCA council votes to repossess plots in Old taxi park

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA council has resolved that the Authority repossess the plots of land allocated to private developers in the Old taxi park, saying they acquired them illegally. On Sunday, private developers under the protection of security officers stormed the newly renovated old taxi park …

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Park user fees illegal: Lord Mayor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says the park user fees being collected by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA are illegal. Speaking in the council meeting at City Hall on Wednesday, Lukwago said that there is no law or ordinance that establishes the fees payable by passenger …

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14 KCCA councilors remanded for inciting violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 14 ‘Lord’ councilors of Kampala Capital City Authority including the Speaker Zahrah Luyirika, and her deputy have been sent on remand on charges of inciting violence. The others are: KCCA Deputy Speaker Nasuru Masaba, Gadafi Jafari Kamya, Morshin Kakande, Charles Mpindi, Paul Kato, Richard …

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People’s Front for Transition kicks off countrywide mobilization

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The People’s Front for Transition, a loose political coalition that brings together several political parties and activists aimed at causing a political change in Uganda, has flagged off its mobilizers who will spread the call for a transitional government. Dr. Kiiza Besigye, the National Chairman …

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Lukwago, councilors reignite demand for increased funding to Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has reignited demands for an increase in the annual budget allocated to Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA to at least one per cent of the national budget. Uganda’s national budget for the current financial year is 44.7 trillion Shillings. Last year, …

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Lukwago wants market ordinance expedited

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has asked Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA Council to expedite the process of putting in place the KCCA market ordinance. Speaking during the council sitting on Thursday at City Hall, Lukwago said that the conflicts in markets cannot be resolved …

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Lukwago, CEC want military out of city markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, backed by his executive want all individuals collecting illegal fees from market vendors prosecuted and the dues immediately stopped. The committee also wants the government to withdrawal military personnel deployed in the markets and replace them with KCCA …

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Over 100,000 undocumented refugees living in Kampala: Lord Mayor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are up to 100,000 undocumented refugees in Kampala city, the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has revealed. He was launching a report by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), on rural-urban migration. According to Lukwago, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA discovered the huge number of undocumented refugees while …

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