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Govt approves Physical Planners Registration Bill 2019

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet this week approved the Physical Planners Registration Bill 2019 for better coordination of the sector. The bill will ensure physical planners play a more effective role in all physical planning matters in the Country based on the law, and are made more responsible and …

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KCCA lists 39 roads for upgrading

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has earmarked 39 roads for upgrading. The city authority says that several roads and drainage channels were designed and land for their development identified and marked using pegs. These roads will be constructed as soon as KCCA secures funds …

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Proposal to make Minister Kampala head delays KCCA bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDPENDENT | The Kampala Capital City Authority Bill 2015 has dragged on due to controversial clauses that seek to make the Minister the head of Kampala and limit powers of Lord Mayor. The bill, which was earlier under scrutiny by the Presidential affairs committee of parliament, …

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THIS WEEK: Cholera reported in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health confirmed on Jan.07 that two cases had tested positive for cholera and seven other sus-pected samples were being tested at the Central Public Health Laboratories for fur ¬ther analysis. The patients who are being treated at the China – Uganda Friendship hospital …

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KCCA bans food vending in Kabowa after cholera outbreak

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has banned the sale of cooked food and drinks prepared on the streets in Kabowa following an outbreak of cholera. State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya announced the ban while addressing journalists at Uganda Media Center on Thursday. The …

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Poor city planning exposing Kampala dwellers to cholera- Minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Poor planning of the urban settlements in Kampala is partly to blame for the latest outbreak of cholera in the city suburbs, State Minister for Primary Health Care Joy Moriku Kaducu has said. According to Kaducu, several settlements in the suburbs of Kampala are located …

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