In her message delivered by Dorothy Kissaka, the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA during the Busoga convocation family meeting held at Busoga Square in Jinja City, the first lady noted that several families have suffered immense challenges throughout the lockdown.
According to Brian Batambuze, an Enforcer for Observation of COVID-19 SOPS at Park Enkadde Mall, events like bomb blasts, have shifted people's attention from the pandemic to security. He noted that individuals that access the mall note that COVID-19 is no longer a threat.
Speaking at the handover of the items to Kampala City Council Authority, Samuel Mabala, the country advisor Cities Alliance noted that through interaction with vendors, it came to their notice that there was a need to address the poor sanitation in the market.
KCCA bought land at Dundu measuring 134 acres to serve as the Greater Kampala Garbage dumping site and an integrated waste management centre with processing plants for electronic waste, biogas, fertilisers and plastic recycling.
Alex Isabirye, the caretaker coach of Kyetume FC admits that they have internal challenges, which are frustrating his team from winning. He, however, says the responsible stakeholders are drafting the necessary solutions needed to better their performance.
The move follows a plea by State Minister for Mineral Development Sarah Opendi earlier in September, to the Parliamentary Commission to get rid of Marabou storks around the precincts of Parliament saying they pause a health threat to the MPs.
On her part, Dr. Esther Bayiga a researcher based at Makerere University School of Public Health says recommended speed has been left standard 50kms per hour even as the traffic law was amended recently without giving exceptions of for instance reduction in speed when someone is driving through a busy trading center.
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) on Wednesday told the committee that M/S Nalongo Estates, a company owned by Kampala Businessman Sarah Kizito is holding the land for the project to pending a Memorandum of Understanding with KCCA.
According to State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya, the president is concerned that the numerous splinter groups and associations of Taxi drivers and operators are threatening the efficient management and development of the transport industry. Namugwanya was speaking during a meeting with the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Friday.
Frequent handwashing is being implemented world over as a basic protective measure against the new coronavirus disease. According to the World Health Organisation, washing hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses and can prevent coronavirus from spreading.
Addressing the Committee, Charles Kateeba, the Managing Director URC admitted to liaising with KCCA to evict the encroachers with the aim of ensuring a safe and healthy railway corridor. He however, denied the alleged sale of URC land and collecting money from the encroachers.
While unveiling the committee members, Lukwago assigned each of them Ministries, under which they will operate. Each member shall be aligned to different directorates at KCCA such that they supervise, monitor and report about activities in those directorates.