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Gov’t approves extension of UGX 139 Bn KCCA road construction project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has approved the extension of Shillings 139 billion under the Kampala Institutional Infrastructures Development Project two (KIIDP 2). The World bank funded project was supposed to end in December 2019 but Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA hadn’t completed the works. KCCA sought the project …

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There are no smuggled provisions in KCCA Amendment Act- Amongi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala Minister, Betty Amongi has dismissed claims that some clauses were smuggled into the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Amendment Act after its approval by parliament. In August 2019, Parliament passed the KCCA amendment bill.  It was assented to by the President in November …

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Wakiso district turns to KCCA for support to improve road network

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Wakiso district authorities have turned to Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA to seek support for the construction of roads connecting the two administrative units. Wakiso district engineer Sam Mwesigwa notes that the district has over 536 kilometres of roads, more than half of which are …

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Ggita led committee has no claim over Wandegeya market – KCCA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Kampala Capital City Authority -KCCA says that the current leadership of Wandegeya market has no claim over the market and therefore should respect KCCA’s directive and leave the market. On Monday, the committee led by Jonathan Ggita was supposed to hand over management of …

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Vendors flock Usafi market as more taxis enter park

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | There is a scramble for space in Usafi market following the relocation of taxis plying the Entebbe route to Usafi taxi park. On October 16th, 2019, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA directed all taxis plying the Entebbe route to relocate from Old taxi park to …

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Renovation of Old taxi park to start next year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The much anticipated renovation of the old taxi park will start next year. Works will include tarmacking and  installation of a proper drainage system. The renovation was supposed to start two months ago but faced resistance from taxi operators who argued that they had …

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KCCA traffic changes worry taxi operators, passengers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Taxi operators and passengers are concerned about the new traffic guidelines released by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). On Friday 18th October 2019 KCCA issued traffic changes due to the on-going construction of the Kampala Fly Over and the Namirembe – Luwum Street. The …

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Golf club, KCCA disagree on cutting down trees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a stalemate between Uganda Golf Club and Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA over the proposal to cut down old trees from the golf course. Jackson Karyarugookwe, the Captain Uganda Golf Club, says they have earmarked over 50 trees to be cut down. Some …

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Contractors start works on John Babiiha road

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Works on John Babiiha road have finally commenced with the contractor relocating utilities like electricity poles, telephone lines, water pipes and confirming the road design. The two lane road carries a lot of traffic from and to the city center, Kamwokya, Jinja Road, Mulago and …

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Snack vendors reusing cooking oil-Unhealthy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Henry Kamugisha operates a pork joint in Kikoni Makerere, a Kampala suburb. Kamugisha joint sells fried and roasted pork. He reuses the oil generated from the pork for a month and only keeps reducing it as it increases. According to Kamugisha, because the oil …

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