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KACITA to punish vendor for selling nsenene aboard Uganda Airlines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The passenger who sold grasshoppers, locally known as nsenene, aboard Uganda Airlines flight 446, has apologized. Identified as Paul Mubiru, the trader has written a letter to the management of the airline apologizing for the act. The incident which has since gone viral on social …

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KACITA forms arcade security committees after Kampala bombing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Traders’ Association (KACITA) has formed arcade security committees as a measure to improve vigilance and safety for traders and their customers in the aftermath of the bomb attacks in the city. The arrangement follows reports of laxity among members of the business community …

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Stanbic Bank, KACITA move on Asian markets

Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited and Kampala City Traders | THE INDEPENDENT | Association on Oct.14, unveiled a partnership that will significantly ease traders’ ability to source for goods from Asian markets as well as pay the stipulated taxes on the imported items. Stanbic Bank Uganda Chief Executive Anne Juuko said …

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KACITA announces week long demo over textile tax

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Trader’s Association-KACITA has announced a peaceful demonstration by traders following their failed negotiations with the government on the new tax policy of textile fabrics and garments. KACITA spokesperson Issa Ssekito says that their shops will remain under lock starting Wednesday until government reverses …

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Government accuses KACITA leadership of dishonesty

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the government moves to meet traders over an impending strike by importers of textile and textile products over taxes, the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and the Uganda Revenue Authority are accusing the traders leadership of dishonesty. Kampala City Traders Association, KACITA …

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Kampala Traders protest new textile taxes, rent arrears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Traders Associations say this will protest against the new tax policy on imported textile fabrics and garments. The traders say they are considering several actions to show displeasure over the textile tax, and also the failure by landlords to waive rent arrears …

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Garments import tax: KACITA gives government two weeks ultimatum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala City Traders Association-KACITA has given the government a two-week ultimatum to harmonize the import duty tax on clothes or they close their shops come September 1, 2021. The traders are dissatisfied with the new tax policy which pushed the import duty tax on …

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Naggenda appointed KACITA acting chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) has appointed Thadeus Musoke Nagenda as their acting chairperson The development comes following the death of Everest Kayondo in June this year. Kayondo who led the association for close to 16 years succumbed to COVID-19. In a press conference …

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Traders want rent arrears waived

KACITA is asking landlords to make a total waive of the entire lockdown rental arrears to their tenants Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) have asked the government to intervene in the challenges faced by traders during the lockdown. On Tuesday, the leaders appeared before Parliament’s …

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