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Vendors want repossession of markets expedited

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A section of market vendors has written to Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka to expedite the repossession of markets by the government.   Last month, President Museveni directed that KCCA repossess all government markets, dissolve all conflicting leaderships and organize fresh elections. The …

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Police arrest 25 Tororo vendors tyre burning during demo

Tororo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police in Tororo district are holding 25 vendors who were arrested for allegedly staging illegal demonstrations in Tororo town. The vendors closed their lock ups in demands for the proper management of the park including payment of utilities, among others. The 25 vendors were arrested …

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KCCA to start construction of second entry into Kasubi market

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has finalized the process of acquiring land to construct another access road to the newly built Kasubi market. KCCA hasn’t operationalized the market since its completion in May 2020 on grounds that relocating vendors would attract crowds amidst the Covid-19 …

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KCCA finalizing process to operationalize Kasubi market

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is finalizing plans to relocate vendors to the newly built Kasubi market. Dr. Esau Galukande, the Deputy Director of Gender, Community Services and Production at KCCA says they are working on a second access to the market which is expected …

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Market vendors in Gulu, LOP defy Covid-19 guidelines

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Hundreds of Olailong market vendors in Layibi-Bardege Division in Gulu City on Friday defied the Ministry of Health`s guidelines on Covid-19 following a visit by Betty Aol Ocan, the Leader of Opposition in Parliament.   Aol who is also the Gulu district Woman Member of Parliament …

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More than 1,000 vendors vacate Cerelendo market in Gulu

 Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  More than 1,000 vendors have vacated Cerelendo Market in Gulu East Division. The market which was started in 1997, is the second biggest in the city after Gulu Main Market. Their departure follows a notice served to them at the beginning of July by the …

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Najjembe market vendors ordered to self isolate

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | About 500 vendors from Najjembe market in Buikwe district are worried about losing their produce after being forced into the mandatory 14 day’s self isolation in their homes. The market was closed for disinfection on Thursday this week and all vendors ordered to self-isolate …

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Police disperses vendors in Jinja for flouting Covid-19 guidelines

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police and UPDF soldiers on Monday engaged in running battles with vendors from Napier market who were selling second-hand clothes contrary to presidential COVID-19 directives. They did not have face masks and were not maintaining physical distancing. The vendors had displayed their merchandise …

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