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Kampala air quality worsening

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The air quality in Kampala is worsening following the partial lifting of the lockdown. Kampala had a high concentration of tinny air particles small enough to invade even the smallest airways and the air quality was six times lower than World Health Organization acceptable …

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New KCCA executive director Dorothy Kisaka takes oath

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dorothy Kisaka has taken oath as the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA executive director. Kisaka replaces Eng. Andrew Kitaka who has been acting executive director since Jennifer Musisi resigned in 2018. Kisaka was nominated last month by President Museveni. He directed the Public Service Commission …

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Gov’t to operationalise boda boda free zone in November

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has extended deadline for operationalization of the boda boda free zone in Kampala to November 1st. The boda boda free zone will run along the boundaries of Wampewo roundabout- Jinja road to Kitgum house junction – Access road – Mukwano road to …

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COVID-19: Uganda registers second death, an 80 year old

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has registered a second Coronavirus (COVID-19) death, according to the ministry of health. The second case is an 80-year-old female, a resident of Mengo, Kisenyi III in Kampala. She was admitted to Platinum hospital on Friday July 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm after …

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Gender Ministry yet to receive UGX 2.4 Bn for street children

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social development have said that they are yet to receive the 2.4 billion Shillings allocated by Parliament to relocate street children in Kampala. The funds were requested in May 2020 through a supplementary budget. In her statement …

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Kampala minister suspends all taxi association charges

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Kampala Betty Amongi has announced the suspension of charges being imposed by various Taxi Associations in Kampala and the Greater Metropolitan Area for a month. She said that during this period, there will be no withdrawal of the collected welfare fees held on …

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All Kampala taxis to have a new look

Kampala taxis to get new route stickers  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Having completed the registration exercise of all taxis in Kampala, the Ministry of Works and Transports will soon issue special route stickers for use in the city. “Taxis will soon be easily identifiable with route charts, numbers, …

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