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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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NIC are East Africa club netball champs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s National Insurance Company (NIC) women’s team and Kampala University men’s team are the champions of the East Africa Club netball championships. NIC were crowned champions Saturday after defeating KCCA 44-35 in the final played at Kamwokya Christian Community Arena. Captain Stella Oyella was NIC’s …

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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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Conservationists want land around heritage sites gazetted

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has been asked to gazette land around historical sites as a strategy for preserving and protecting Uganda’s cultural heritage. The move known as heritage zoning, allows governments to protect the historical and cultural integrity of a geographical area. It is now …

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Museveni directs KCCA to recruit staff for vacant positions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has directed that key positions at the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA be filled. The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, Hajjat Minsa Kabanda confirmed to Uganda Radio Network – URN that the President had written to her with advice to fill all …

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KCCA seeks UGX 11Bn for slums upgrade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Presidential Affairs has called on government to provide an additional Shs11.6 billion in next financial year’s budget to support Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) upgrade slums. Legislators are concerned that despite the mushrooming slums in the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area, only Shs0.5 billion …

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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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