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  • KCCA Unveils Platform for Monitoring Public Works

    The portal launched today at the Office of the Prime Minister OPM was developed by the city Authority in collaboration with the Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda as a twin innovation based on a similar portal developed by the Seoul Metropolitan authority in South Korea following a series of calamities caused by the collapse of a number of structures.

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  • Telecom Companies Phasing Out Scratch Cards

    Nathan Kintu, a telecoms retailer in Kamwokya says that telecom companies are now discouraging scratch cards and are promoting the digital airtime through easy-load. Many shops are now moving from the cards to the easy load option, while customers are being encouraged to use the same through the mobile money platform.

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  • 52 Bodies of Kasese Palace Attack Still Unclaimed Top story

    At least 52 bodies Rwenzururu royal guards who were killed during the November 2016 attack on Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumberes palace are yet to be claimed, almost a year after they were buried in a military barracks. More than 100 people are believed to have died when the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces- UPDF under the command of the then Second Division Commander, Major General Peter Elwelu, raided Rwenzururu palace in Kasese town.

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  • Age Limit Committee Makes U-Turn on Countrywide Consultations Top story

    The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee today resolved to hold countrywide consultations about the Constitutional Amendment No.2 Bill, 2017 going against an earlier plan not to do so. In the committees earlier plan ahead of the consideration of the Bill, a draft budget of 715 million Shillings was drawn up to facilitate 23 legislators to traverse the country and also visit three countries.

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  • KCCA Orders Parliament to Halt Construction of UGX 180bn Chamber Top story

    Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA has directed Parliament to halt the ongoing construction of the new Chambers after the institution deviated from the original approved building plan. In a letter dated 22nd November 2017 and addressed to the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige, Moses Atwine the KCCA Director for Physical Planning highlights alterations in the building plan which he says were never authorised by the city authority.

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  • Kampala's Halls Remain Closed During Exams

    Two major examination halls in Kampala remained closed during the national examination season as no paper was administered there. Today morning, as Senior Six candidates countrywide were sitting for Literature Paper I and Physics Practicals, both examination halls managed were locked.

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  • Musisi Scraps KCCA Christmas Party

    The Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi has scrapped off Christmas party for the staff and introduced a number of austerity measures as the institution battles low non-tax revenue collections.

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  • Auditor General Unveils Mixed Audit Bag for UEGCL

    Muwanga says there is no material uncertainty which may cast doubt on the companys ability to continue as a going concern. The Auditor General, however, points out a number of critical occurrences in the power generation sub-sector which require urgent attention.

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  • Mak Dons Draw Contrasts on Mugabe Exit

    Frank Mwebaze Mature, a lecturer at Makerere University says there has been no change in Zimbabwe and there is less to celebrate about the resignation of Robert Mugabe citing that its the same group that has remained. Mwebaze says Zimbabwe is not likely to recover because its the same group of Mugabe age mates that has taken over. He argues that unfortunately for Zimbabwe, the opposition is still weak to mobilize and accord citizens a desired change.

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  • UYD Joins Campaign for Referendum on Presidential Age

    The group now joins former Presidential candidate Dr Abed Bwanika and Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu who launched similar efforts earlier. Although its not a joint effort, the three opposition teams are now collecting signatures, to cause a referendum on the matter.

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  • Lukwago Blames Museveni For Kampala Tax Confusion

    Tax operators are charged Uganda shillings 120,000 per month fee introduced in 2012. However, Kampala Capital City Authority Executive Director Jennifer Musisi says the authority has experienced over Uganda shillings 6 billion short fall recorded from July to October as result of tax operators refusal to pay monthly fee levied on them.

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