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Chinese firm to construct Kabale central market

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Chinese International Construction Company [CICCO] has won the contract to construct Kabale Central Market.  The contract was signed on Tuesday by Ben Kamugisha, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government in Kampala. According to the Memorandum of Understanding, construction of the market will cost …

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Infighting causes poor service delivery in Kalangala

Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Infighting between different civil servants and heads of departments in Kalangala District is affecting the level of services delivery in the Island district, a report by Information and Research Center in Kalangala reveals. Early this year, the Information and Research Centre of Kalangala District conducted …

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Kamya, Musisi clash paralyses KCCA

THIS WEEK: The ongoing feud between Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director and Minister for Kampala Beti Kamya is paralyzing work at City Hall, the headquarters of the city authority. It all started when Musisi distanced herself from the KCCA Bill, largely engineered by Kamya. While appearing on a radio …

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Lukwago vows to fight ‘obnoxious law’, wants referendum

Lukwago vows to opposes KCCA Bill Amendment Bill (2015) Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has called for a referendum by the people of Kampala to decide on how the city’s top official should be voted. On Wednesday, government re-introduced the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) amendment bill 2015 which provides that voters …

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MPs question Electoral Commission’s sh37billion for LC polls

Parliament’s public service and local government committee has questioned why the Electoral Commission (EC) requires sh37.5 billion for Local Council elections. Mukono South MP Johnson Muyanja Ssenyonga expressed dissatisfaction with the huge figures allocated for some activities such as the demarcation and harmonization of administrative units and boundaries which was put at sh577m. “Which demarcations …

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VIDEO: Local Government officials divert sh5.3 billion to personal accounts

VIDEO: Local Government ministry comes under fire after officials reportedly diverted sh5.3 billion to their personal accounts. According to reports, the said funds were meant to procure cars to the district chairpersons in the 2014/15 financial year. As they appeared before the Public Accounts Committee of parliament, officials from the ministry of …

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Jennifer Musisi under siege

As Jennifer Musisi, the Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) makes five years in office on April 15, the question some key players in the capital are asking is whether she will be able to hold on to the job at City Hall.  This time, it appears, politicians from …

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