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Centenary monument to give way for Kampala Fly Over Project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Centenary Park Monument in Kampala shall be relocated as Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA undertakes construction of the Kampala Flyover Project. The monument standing at the park opposite the Electoral Commission offices was designed by Makerere University lecturer, Sylvia Nabiteeko Katende to mark 100 …

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KCCA prepares for Parish Development Model implementation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has named committees to oversee the implementation of the parish development model project. The seven-member committees, comprising representatives from different interest groups such as the youth, elderly, opinion leaders, politicians, the disabled, parish chief, and the parish chairperson will over …

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Kampala Minister asks IGG to investigate city markets fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Hajjat Minsa Kabanda wants the Inspector General of Government-IGG Beti Olive Namisango Kamya to investigate corruption in city markets. According to Kabanda leaders in the City Markets are collecting garbage fees, despite the services being provided by …

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Police on arrest spree as three Kampala gangs unite

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police Flying Squad has arrested ten members of another criminal gang that has been terrorizing parts of Kampala Metropolitan area. The suspects were arrested following an attack on Enock Turasingura, a pay way machine technician and resident of Salama Road in Makindye Division …

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KCCA installs bike-racks in non-motorised transport corridor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has started installing bike racks along the Non-Motorized Transport-NMT corridor to ease parking by cyclists. The two-kilometre corridor which stretches from Namirembe road through Luwum street to Entebbe road was constructed in 2018 and became operational in Match 2020. Although …

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Lukwago wants property rate tax reduced

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago wants property rate tax reduced to cater for low income earners. According to the Local Government Act, local governments can charge a percentage not exceeding 12 percent of the taxable value of the property and a minimum of …

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President Kagame in Uganda, to celebrate Muhoozi birthday

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Rwanda President Kagame has arrived in Uganda for the first time since a dispute that resulted in the closure of the border in Uganda. He soon after arrival held bilateral talks with President Yoweri Museveni on regional peace, stability and cooperation. Rwanda abruptly closed the border in February 2019 after …

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KCCA to revive open bidding for city cleaning contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has proposed that a service provider contracted to clean the city shall be awarded a 12-month contract which is renewable only once upon satisfactory performance. For close to ten years, cleaning services in Kampala have been provided by divisional Savings …

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RCCs will not wait for KCCA Ordinance to register Boda Bodas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Resident City Commissioners (RCCs) in Kampala have decided that they will not wait for Kampala Capital City Authority-(KCCA) to draft an ordinance to regulate the Boda Boda Industry to kick-start registration of riders. RCCs, who are also the Chairpersons of Division Security Committees, say …

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