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KCCA Unveils New Bukoto Market Health Facility

Vendors in Bukoto Market in Nakawa division have celebrated the inauguration of a new sanitation facility, on July 19, marking a significant milestone in their daily lives. The facility, built through a partnership between the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and Uganda Breweries, aims at improving hygiene and sanitation standards for the market’s 323 vendors…


KCCA Launches Urban Farming & Nutrition Projects To Fight Malnutrition

The Kampala Food Event, has highlighted Kampala Capital City Authorities’ (KCCA) commitment to combating malnutrition and promoting urban farming. Celebrated under the theme “Unveiling the potential of farming for improved food, nutrition, and income,” the event, was held at Railway grounds on Friday. The event was organized under the Building Sustainable, Learning and Inclusive Cities –…


KACITA Abandons Kampala Traders’ Protests

The Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) has called off planned traders’ demonstrations that were allegedly set to happen on Monday, April 8, 2024. According to Thadeus Musoke Naggenda, the Chairperson of KACITA, all traders operating in Kampala are allowed to open up their businesses and attend to their customers. He asked traders not to be…


Love Gone Sour: LDC Court Orders Girlfriend Refund Shs15M To Boyfriend After Chewing Funds Meant For Business

Law Development Centre Court Principal Magistrate Martin Kirya has ordered Patience Ngaimita to repay Shs15,952,335 to her boyfriend, Isaac Kumakech. This decision is in response to Ngaimita’s misappropriation of Sh14,952,335 intended for a bar and restaurant business for personal expenses. Isaac Kumakech filed a lawsuit against his girlfriend, Patience Ngaimita, requesting court intervention to recoup…


KCCA Starts Skilling Campaign To Uplift Youth Out Of Poverty

The Kampala Capital City Authority ‘KCCA’ director in charge Gender,Community Services and Production Shiela Birungi has launched a youth campaign in Kabalaga, Makindye division in a bid to curb unemployment and transform livelihoods. KCCA says that so far more than 700 youth have benefited in this project in employment and entrepreneurial opportunities. The youth have…


Wellex Hardware Fraud: The Unanswered Questions

On 16th June, 2023, the Anti-Corruption Court sitting in Kololo, Kampala found two directors of Wellex Hardware Limited and their Accountant guilty of generating and selling fictitious invoices. The accused were; Jigar Chandarana, Jitendra Sorathiya and the accountant, Ronak Moradiya Ghanshyambhai. They were convicted on 5 counts of making false statements to a tax officer…

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