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Gov’t not hitting Entebbe Expressway targets

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is yet to meet its monthly collection target of shillings 7.8 billion from tolling the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway. Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA only collected close to Shillings 20 billion as toll fees on the expressway between January 8, 2022, when tolling commenced, and July 31, …

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Court blocks cancellation of Owino Market lease

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Division Civil Division has issued an interim injunction, restraining Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and the commissioner land registration in the Ministry of Lands, from proceeding with the re-entries on the Owino Market land including cancellations of the lease title certificates. In court …

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KCCA drafts bill to streamline public transport in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has drafted a bill to streamline operations of public transport in Kampala. The bill, the Kampala Capital City (Public Transport Management) Ordinance 2022 provides for the regulation of public transport, infrastructure, management, and supervision of the public transport sector. The bill …

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Investigations into Kampala bombings in advanced stage: Prosecution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Investigations into the case against 18 people arrested in connection with the twin bombings at the IPS building and Kampala Central Police Station are in the final stages. This was revealed on Thursday by State Attorney Patricia Cingtho when the case came up before Buganda Road …

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Army to stay on Kampala streets to prevent looming anarchy: UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF First Division has scoffed at those questioning the now full-time day and night presence of military personnel on Kampala streets and its suburbs. Maj Charles Kabona, the spokesperson UPDF First Division responsible for all soldiers within Kampala Metropolitan Area, says …

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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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