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Over 150 children taken off the streets in Kampala 

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) rescued over 150 children from various streets of Kampala. The operation was carried out by the KCCA law enforcement team and the Uganda Police. During the operation,  a total of 13 suspected child traffickers were also arrested, and these will be …

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Police officer on the spot for preaching gospel on Kampala streets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A female police officer in a viral video showing her preaching on the streets of Kampala is in trouble for absconding from lawful duties. The acting Chief Political Commissar, Senior Commissioner of Police-SCP Hadijah Namutebi, says the officer attached to Counter-Terrorism-CT tactical team that protects …

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Lira vendors return to the streets after eviction

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Most vendors in Lira city have returned to the streets barely a month after they were evicted. In March 2022, authorities of Lira City Council issued an eviction notice for all vendors to leave the streets and stop selling various items on verandahs and along walk …

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Ugandans petition Govt to rename, decolonize Kampala streets

  Kampala, Uganda | PROSSY NANSUBUGA | Over 52,000 Ugandans have petitioned government to rename streets in Kampala and other landmarks in the country that were named by colonialists. In a document addressed to President Yoweri Museveni and Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga yesterday, the petitioners said that the continued display …

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VIDEO: Beti Kamya orders vendors off the city streets.

VIDEO: Beti Kamya orders vendors off the city streets. Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | The Minister of Kampala Beti Kamya has ordered all vendors off the city streets with immediate effect. The minister says that vendors had taken advantage of a colleague’s death last week to pour onto the streets. …

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