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IRA plots compulsory insurance cover for markets, high rising buildings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Insurance Regulatory Authority-IRA has revealed that they are strategizing to introduce a mandatory insurance cover for markets as well as high-rising buildings. When these plans finalize, this policy will be added to the already compulsory insurance policies like the motor third party, workman’s compensation, and …

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MPs raise concern over underutilization of new markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Parliament on the Committee of Public Service and Local Government have expressed concern about the non-utilization of markets constructed in the different parts of the country. The committee chaired by the Aringa North County MP Godfrey Onzima is conducting inspection tours on …

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MBARARA: 300 fail to make it to new market list

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 300 vendors have missed out on the newly verified Mbarara Central Market list. Two weeks ago Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister appointed a 25-member committee chaired by the Acting Principal Commercial Officer Joseline Kiconco to carry out a new verification of …

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Kampala Minister asks IGG to investigate city markets fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Hajjat Minsa Kabanda wants the Inspector General of Government-IGG Beti Olive Namisango Kamya to investigate corruption in city markets. According to Kabanda leaders in the City Markets are collecting garbage fees, despite the services being provided by …

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KCCA to redistribute dormant market stalls and lockups

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All dormant stalls and lock-ups in public markets across Kampala will be reallocated to persons in search of working space, the Minister in Charge of Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Minsa Kabanda has said. The pronouncement was made after an assessment on the status …

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KCCA extends deadline for street vendors to vacate city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala City Resident Commissioner-RCC Hussein Hud has said that street vendors have until 10th January 2022 to vacate the streets and take up available space in markets. Hud who was addressing the press at the Uganda Media Center says that vending and hawking is …

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Bunyoro farmers decry low prices of livestock

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Livestock farmers in Bunyoro sub-region have complained of lack of competitive markets for their livestock resulting into lower prices. The affected farmers from the districts of Buliisa, Kiryandongo, Hoima, Kikuube and Kagadi say that the prices of animals especially cows have fallen which could push …

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