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Kasubi road junction works start as vendors move to new market

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Vendors have finally occupied Kasubi market paving way for the construction works at Kasubi junction in Lubaga Division. KCCA couldn’t undertake the works in 2018 during the construction of Bakuli-Kasubi Road because vendors from Kasubi Market were operating from there. Government hence constructed a market …

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Government, Kisekka market vendors disagree on compensation

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  As government moves to repossess some of its markets, it has still failed to come to an understanding with a section of vendors who acquired a sub-lease on Kisekka Market land. A number of vendors say government should compensate them before they take over the …

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Survey reveals health threats in Kampala markets

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  There are mixed reactions over the proposal by Kampala Capital City Authority -KCCA to take over the management of 16 city markets. The markets were placed under the management of vendors following president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s directive in 2006 while others were leased to the …

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Presidential candidate Mayambala excites Nakasero, Kisekka market vendors

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Independent Presidential candidate Willy Mayambala excited traders in Nakasero and Kisekka Markets on his second day of campaigns. On Tuesday, Mayambala started his campaigns in Banda, Nakawa Division and proceeded to Nakasero, St. Balikuddembe and Kiseka market and concluded the campaigns in Makindye Division.  On …

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Fort Portal city council moves to evict vendors along river Mpanga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fort Portal tourism city council has directed all vendors along River Mpanga to return to the market or risk forceful eviction. According to the city clerk Innocent Ahimbisibwe, they have noticed that vendors are leaving the market stalls empty and resorting to selling their merchandise …

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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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