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KCCA steps up operations to evict street vendors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA enforcement officers have this week intensifed operations to get vendors off the streets. The enforcement teams are being assisted by a group of youth donning reflector jackets with inscriptions, ‘Smart City’, that have however been accused of brutality by the …

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New-look Old Taxi Park finally opened

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has finally opened the newly renovated Old Taxi Park in Kampala, close to two years since it was closed for refurbishment. Uganda’s biggest taxi park, used by over 200,000 passengers daily, was closed for renovation shortly after the March 2020 national wide lockdown …

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Police presence stepped up on Northern Bypass

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have arrested ten people suspected to be part of a gang that has been terrorizing motorists and pedestrians along the Northern Bypass in Kampala. The suspects were picked up during an operation that was commanded by Stephen Tanui, the Kampala Metropolitan …

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Uganda’s public debt rises to UGX 73 Trillion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s public debt has risen to 73.8 trillion shillings (about 20.8 billion US dollars), according to provisional figures at the Bank of Uganda up to the month of October 2021. By the end of June 2021, the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development reported …

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AVIATION DIGEST: How airports make money

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally injured airport business AVIATION DIGEST | JARED KALERA | The media has been awash lately with stories about African airports being taken over by China for none payment of debt. While the stories have been disputed by government officials, the debate about the debts continues in …

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Uganda’s PMI drops to 51.5 due to job losses, price pressures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 51.5 in December last year, down from 54.1 in November, Stanbic Bank reported on Wednesday. The new reading in the monthly report issued by Stanbic Bank, Uganda’s largest bank, attributed the decline to price pressures and a drop …

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Fishermen hail UPDF for protection on Lake Albert

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The deployment of the Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has helped to combat attacks on Ugandan fishermen by suspected militiamen from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. Since 2018, suspected DRC militiamen have been raiding Lake Albert waters in Hoima, Buliisa, Kikuube, and Kagadi districts in the …

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