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Six arrested over illegal occupation of Kabale market lockups

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six people are in police custody for illegally occupying lockups in the newly built Kabale Central Market in Kabale municipality. The suspects are Vicent Kagorero, Robert Byansi, Dalton Naturinda, Medard Bisamunyu, John Mboniaba, and Hope Ntegyereize. They were arrested by a Select committee appointed by …

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Vendors abandon Gulu main market lockups over poor access

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 30 lockup shops in Gulu main market have been abandoned by vendors due to poor accessibility. Commissioned in 2015, the market has 400 lockup shops accommodating hundreds of vendors. However, vendors say the northern wing of the market consisting of about 50 lockup …

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Kiosk owners want allocation of stalls in Mbarara market halted

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of vendors under the Mbarara Central Market Kiosk Owners Association want the allocation of stalls and lockups in the new market halted until the court case is disposed of. The wrangle between the then Mbarara municipality and traders over the ownership of Mbarara central …

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Bribery, double standards cited in Soroti market lockup allocations

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The allocation of lockups to vendors at Soroti Main Market was marred by several irregularities according to an investigation report released by Soroti Resident City Commissioner-RCC Robert Adiama. The investigation was conducted amidst disagreements between city authorities and market vendors, with many of them refusing …

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Kabale municipality defies UNRA directive on demolishing lock-ups in reserve

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kabale Municipality Authorities have failed to implement a directive by Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to demolish permanent lockups along the Kabale-Mbarara Highway reserve. Traders from Kabale Central market have already occupied the newly built lockups at Kabale Police Barracks playgrounds and Kabale-Mbarara Highway reserve …

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UNRA protests construction of lock-ups in road reserve

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA has protested a decision by Kabale Municipality authorities to authorize the construction of permanent lockups in the road reserve. Traders operating in Kabale Central market are currently constructing permanent lockups at Kabale Police Barracks playground and in the road reserve …

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