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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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Mao wins again in DP

But what is a party without its faithful? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | What would the Democratic Party (DP) National Delegates Conference held in Gulu on Sept. 19-20 have been like if its powerful members; those who oppose party president Norbert Mao, had attended? It’s an interesting question but …

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Kanyike resigns, Doreen Nyanjura new Kampala Deputy Mayor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has appointed Makerere University Kampala Woman Councillor Doreen Nyanjura as his Deputy. Lukwago made the announcement this morning at the Lord Mayor’s Parlor at City Hall, following the resignation of Sarah Kanyike, who said she is retiring from …

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ANALYSIS: COVID-19 Chaos

How lies, fatigue are derailing Uganda’s fight against pandemic Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Ugandans no longer fear the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and that is very dangerous. Government officials in charge of fighting the spread of the disease are increasingly getting under pressure including from fake news. When Betty …

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Lukwago picks Nyanjura on new KCCA executive committee

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago has unveiled the Executive Committee of Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA.  Those appointed include Doreen Nyanjura, the Makerere University Councilor, Kyambogo University’s Kennedy Okello and Kyambogo University Woman Councilor, Olive Namazzi. The other members are the lord mayor and his deputy, Sarah Kanyike. …

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Race heat’s up for KCCA Speaker job

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Candidates vying for the newly introduced speaker’s seat at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA have intensified campaigns as the election date draws closer. KCCA councilors go to the polls on March 5, 2020 to elect their pioneer speaker. Three councilors have expressed interest in the …

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Lord Mayor Lukwago’s strategic plan for Kampala

■ Kampala Strategic Plan ■ Kampala Street Lighting Master Plan ■ Kampala Drainage Master plan ■ Affordable and reliable workspaces in the City. ■ Paving of Roads ■ Solid Waste Management and recycling ■ Ordinances ■ Infrastructure Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Lord Mayor of Kampala Erias Lukwago …

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What will end the fights at KCCA?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) is once again a fighting arena as the political wing locks horns with the executive. Analysts have said the KCCA Act passed in 2010 was unambiguous in terms of who has power over the other between the Lord Mayor …

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Lusanja residents, lawyers disagree on appeal

Kasangati, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A row has erupted between residents of Lusanja and their lawyers over the intended move to appeal against a judgement on the ownership of the appeal from which they are being evicted.   The High Court Land Division in Kampala last Friday ruled in favour of …

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