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Vendors abandon Lugazi central market over insecurity

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 vendors have abandoned Lugazi central market in Buikwe district over insecurity. The market was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni in December 2020. It is one of the modern markets that were constructed under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme (MATIP-II), which …

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Lugazi municipality halts relocation of vendors to new market

Lugazi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Lugazi municipality has halted the planned relocation of vendors to the newly built central market following protests by vendors over poor allocation of stalls.  The municipal authorities had planned to relocate the vendors on April 26, 2021. However, the vendors refused to move on grounds …

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Vendors shun new Lugazi central market over charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vendors in Lugazi municipality are still hesitant to occupy the newly constructed central market citing high costs. The 15.8 billion Shillings structure, financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme Project-2 (MATIP-2) was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni …

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