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KCCA to effect new property rate tax next financial year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA will implement the proposed new rates of property tax come next financial year. The new rates that the KCCA council passed in January include the four percent of the taxable value of properties generating five million and below and six percent …

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69 percent of Kampala residents use unsafe toilets- KCCA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 69 percent of Kampala residents still use unsafe toilets, according to figures released by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA. These include places where one can easily get infected; they are not lined and less water from the toilet can freely enter the earth around and do …

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KCCA to regularize 1000 staff on temporary contracts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has submitted a list of names of their staff on temporary contracts to the Public Service Commission for assessment and recruitment. This follows a verification exercise conducted in August to determine the status of employee contract, their qualifications and competencies. With …

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Gov’t will not compensate Nalongo for Centenary park land – KCCA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority – KCCA has made it clear they will not compensate Nalongo Estates Company for land that Uganda National Roads Authority – UNRA took over at Centenary Park. Sarah Kizito, the managing director of Nalongo Estates Company says they entered a Memorandum …

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KCCA to focus on toilet emptying on World Toilet Day

Marking November 19, 2020 with action COMMENT | Allan Nkurunziza | On July 24th , 2013, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously voted to designate 19th November as World Toilet Day. World Toilet Day celebrates the importance of toilets in our daily hygiene and raises awareness of the close to 2.4 billion people …

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KCCA speakers, executive secretaries not paid

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Occupants of the offices created under the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Amendment Act 2020 haven’t been paid for the nine months they have been in office. They include KCCA Speakers, their Deputies, and executive committee members both at the Authority and the five Divisions of …

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City arcades, shopping malls ignore COVID-19 SOPs

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Arcades and shopping malls in the Kampala Central Business have abandoned the Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs put in place by the government to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In July, while reopening arcades and shopping malls following three months of closure, president, Yoweri …

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Survey reveals health threats in Kampala markets

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  There are mixed reactions over the proposal by Kampala Capital City Authority -KCCA to take over the management of 16 city markets. The markets were placed under the management of vendors following president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s directive in 2006 while others were leased to the …

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Lukwago and wrangles over city markets

  Lord Mayor reacts on President’s repossession directive Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa |  Capital City Authority (KCCA) Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago says wrangles over management of city the markets will not be a success unless the government approves a proper policy on markets in the country. Lukwago was reacting to …

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Cyclists want KCCA to enforce proper use of non-motorized corridor

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Cyclists have asked Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA to enforce proper use of the Non-Motorized Corridor that stretches from Namirembe Road to Luwum Street. The corridor initially designed for use by cyclists and pedestrians has attracted more traffic including vehicles and motorcycles since it was …

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