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Boda boda riders question KCCA’s statistics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Boda Boda riders have explained the recently released data which showed that only a small number of them had driving permits and logbooks to prove eligibility to ride on the roads and the ownership of the motorcycles. The report released by the State Minister for …

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KCCA councilors protest presidential directives on markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Councilors in Kampala have protested against Presidential directives on markets which they say undermine their efforts to legislate on management of markets and other matters in the city. The protest was staged during a council sitting called by the authority speaker Zahara Luyirika at City …

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Museveni reiterates directives on management of city markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has for the second time in less than a month issued directives to guide the management of government owned city markets. According to a statement issued by State House on Thursday, the President met with the Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja, Kampala Ministers and …

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KCCA moves to repossess Kiseka market land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has started the repossession of Kiseka market land amidst protests from vendors who leased it 11 years ago. Around 7:30am on Tuesday, a joint security team comprising heavily armed police and UPDF backed by plain-clothed men carrying sticks stormed Kiseka market …

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KCCA intensifies measures against Ebola virus disease

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has intensified measures to respond to the Ebola outbreak in the city. Over the weekend, the Ministry of Health announced a rise in the number of infections within the city center. All these infections were contacts of previous Ebola victims who …

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MTN Omondi Stadium to get floodlights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The MTN Omondi stadium, home of Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club- KCCA FC, will have floodlights before end of this current season of the Star-Times Uganda Premier League. This is one of the key perks KCCA FC will get from their new principal shirt …

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Boda boda riders question gov’t efforts to organize industry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Boda boda operators in Kampala have raised concern over the numerous government efforts to organize the industry, describing them as disorganized and uncoordinated. There have been several attempts to organize the boda boda operations by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA. In February 2022, the State Minister for …

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25 women jailed for stationing children on Kampala streets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City Hall Court has sentenced 25 women to seven weeks in jail for deploying children on different streets of Kampala to beg for money. The women many of whom appeared before the court with their children were arrested last month from different parts of the …

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