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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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Ugandans petition Govt to rename, decolonize Kampala streets

  Kampala, Uganda | PROSSY NANSUBUGA | Over 52,000 Ugandans have petitioned government to rename streets in Kampala and other landmarks in the country that were named by colonialists. In a document addressed to President Yoweri Museveni and Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga yesterday, the petitioners said that the continued display …

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High Court halts Kabuusu-Bunamwaya-Lweza road works

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Land Division has halted the construction of Kabuusu-Bunamwaya–Lweza road pending the disposal of an application filed by Rashid Ssenyonjo Musisi against Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA. The Deputy Court Registrar, Flavia Nabakooza issued the orders on Thursday morning restraining KCCA and her …

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Air pollution in Kampala

Comparison with Nairobi, Addis Ababa | AJIT SINGH, FRANCIS POPE AND WILLIAM ROBERT AVIS | The global coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating effect on economies worldwide. However, one of the few positive consequences of travel restrictions and industrial downturn has been a temporary reduction in air pollution. This has …

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