Mayor Erias lukwako worried about Musisi’s absence from council

 Kampala Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago has issued a 2 weeks ultimatum to council to find a solution to the continued absence of the executive director from council meetings. Speaking during a council meeting today, Lukwago said that it’s unfortunate that the executive director continues to absent herself from the meetings with no genuine reason given. […]

Answers on why women don’t preach in mosques

  In an Islamic faith, men lead in prayers. This is why they take the front seats in the mosque, according to Mufti Shaban Ramadhan Mubajje and the deputy director of Shariah at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, Yahaya Kakungulu. Mubajje also denies that separating women in the mosques is a form of discrimination. Mubajje […]

DP officials meet Musisi over Lukwago

  The Director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) ms Jenifer Musisi Semakula is a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement as well as a civil servant. As you may know the political hatred in Uganda amongst political parties is high, no one would expect that Ms Musisi would sit in a corner with […]

Police threatens to evict Kampala traders

Vendors in both Old and the New Taxi Parks are in shock wondering their next step after the police and Kampala capital City Authority (KCCA) evicts them. The police and KCCA had planned to evict these vendors today. However, fortunately on traders’ side, the inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura halted the eviction. Kayihura just […]

KCCA to turn Owino market into largest shopping mall inEast Africa

  Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has finalized plans to turn Owino (St. Balikuddembe) market into a largest shopping mall in East and centralAfrica. The sources at KCCA told our informers that the council plans to spend 28 million US dollars in the reconstruction of Owino into a modern and largest shopping mall. The KCCA […]

KCCA threatens to violently evict taxis

The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director, Ms Jenifer Musisi has vowed to forcefully evict taxis in Kampala over failure to accept to pay the contested 120,000 shillings to the council. She says that the commuter taxi drivers have no choice but to pay the 120,000 shillings if they want to remain in Kampala. […]

Councilors call off meeting, Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago furious

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) councilors boycotted a meeting called by the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago. Lukwago had called the meeting to approve the fees for taxi operators working in Kampala. The meeting failed to take place on Wednesday at KCCA head offices in Kampala. Lukwago told journalists that it was the councilors who had […]

Uganda business community to exchange ideas with Bank of Africa experts

Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundian business community will have an opportunity to share ideas with financial experts from Bank of Africa Group of companies when they meet in Dar es Salaam for a four-day residential conference. The business city of Tanzania was chosen by Bank of Africa to host meetings for the Bank of […]

Uganda inflation continues to reduce, now at 25%

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics has released its latest market research indicating that annual headline inflation has reduced tremendously. UBOS today released its monthly market report indicating that the annual headline inflation rate for the year ending January 2012 dropped to 25.7% from 27.0% recorded for the year ended December 2011. Releasing the report in Kampala, the director macro economics statistics, Dr. Mukiza Chris states […]

KCCA director Jenifer Musisi Semakula to light up city streets

KCCA has put aside two million US dollars to install traffic lights onKampalacity streets. Some of the traffic lights in Nankulabye, Namuwongo, Kawempe among other areas last worked 15 years back.  The Executive Director of KCCA, Ms Jenifer Musisi says that the authority wants the traffic light in the city to be functioning. She says […]