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Court summons ex-premier Mbabazi over failure to pay rent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commercial Division High Court Registrar Flavia Nabakooza, has summoned the former Prime Minister Patrick Amama Mbabazi to file his defence in relation to allegations of failure to pay rent. “You are hereby required to file a defence in the said suit within fifteen(15) days …

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MPs, landlords disagree over rent payment currency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have disagreed with members of the Landlord and Developers Association over the currency of rent payment, with MPs standing their ground on the Uganda shilling. The association led by its chairperson, Godfrey Kirumira, had appealed to the Committee on Physical Infrastructure to …

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Why Biden’s tenants eviction ban faces legal challenges

Washington, USA | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden has partially extended a ban on evicting tenants who have been economically impacted by COVID-19. But it remains unknown whether the moratorium will survive mounting legal challenges. Last year, after the pandemic hit, capacity restrictions on businesses such as restaurants and …

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Real estate pandemic pain

Industrial sector rent remains stable as that of office and residential falls Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Rents in industrial sector has remained stable amidst the coronavirus pandemic as that of office and residential sectors take a southward trend. The Knight Frank’s latest Kampala market performance review shows that, …

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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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Parliament tasks gov’t to address landlord, traders row

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the government chief whip Ruth Nankabirwa to ensure that the landlords and traders are at ease regarding payment of rent. The directive followed a matter of national importance raised by Kampala Central MP Muhammed Nsereko who …

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