Under the project, urban transportation terminals for buses, lorry parks and market stalls for vendors will be built alongside urban solid and liquid waste management systems, drainage and storm water management systems.
Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA Executive Director, Jennifer Semakula Musisi says the traffic control centre will be correcting defaults at junctions such as failure of lights. She said KCCA is planning to scale up number of monitored junctions to 75 in the coming years under World Bank, Japan International Cooperation and Africa Development Bank funded projects.
The municipality has been experiencing the power outage for the past five years. The power often goes off and sometimes takes about 12 hours before it returns. The power outages have destabilized business especially in the industrial areas forcing some factories to relocate.
The Lamwo district LC 5 Chairperson ,John Komakech Ogwok blames the National Agriculture Advisory Services NAADS for the mess, saying it hurriedly engaged the investor without involving the district and land owners.