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Vendors petition parliament over brutality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fuba Tukole Hawkers and Vendors Association have petitioned the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga over mistreatment by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA enforcement officers. The association spokesman, Emmanuel Tebajjuka and the system strategic officer, Uwiweze Kalera told Kadaga on Monday that the officers harass, torture, injure hawkers and …

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KCCA ordered to stop arresting vendors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) council has passed a resolution stopping the institution’s law enforcement officers to stop arresting vendors and hawkers in the city. The resolution was passed in a council meeting chaired by the Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago on Wednesday. The resolution …

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CAA rejects proposal to relocate vendors to airfield

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority-CAA has rejected proposals by Kitgum Municipal Council to relocate vendors from the central market to the aerodrome to pave way for the redevelopment of the market. The proposed reconstruction of the market will be financed by the African Development Bank (ADB) …

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Rethink Kampala’s street vendors

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Hala Al-Karib is the regional director for the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA), an organization that seeks to unlock potential of women’s rights movement. She spoke to The Independent’s Isaac Khisa about street vending in Kampala. What is your management …

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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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VENDORS: Kyambadde condemns KCCA enforcement officers

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has condemned the manner in which Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) enforcement officers handle street vendors especially women, saying such excessive force is uncalled for. This follows the death of a one Olivia Basemera last Friday …

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Entebbe Road to be cleared of illegal structures

Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) will from Monday morning start clearing illegal structures and markets located on their reserves along national roads, beginning with Kampala-Entebbe road. “UNRA will commence enforcement action to reorganize road reserves. Exercise kicks off tomorrow starting with road side vendors at Kibuye,” a source at UNRA …

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Parliament demands Kamya explanation on street vendors

Parliament has directed the Minister for Kampala Beti Olive Namisango Kamya to explain why police and enforcement officers have denied vendors access to gazetted roads to sell their merchandise as approved by councilors of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). Speaker Rebecca Kadaga issued the directive at Wednesday’s parliament session after a …

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