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.
This means that the Authority has added three more acres to the initial two that Nalongo Estates Company said it had surrendered for the project. The company is said to have entered a Memorandum of Understanding with KCCA to develop the land as a recreational and bridal park.
The two oaths which include the oath of secrecy and that of KCCA Executive Director were administered by the Head of Public Service and Secretary to the Cabinet Dr John Mitala in the presence of the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and KCCA councillors.
The dismissal of this case comes at the time when teachers are struggling to survive following the government's order to close schools until further notice to avoid the spread of Covid 19 pandemic which has so far killed two Ugandans and thousands cross the globe.
But Ssenyonjo explained that his property developed cracks and fissures during the road excavation works before demanding for Shillings 50 million in compensation and an order directing KCCA to vacate his land.
In May this year, Ssenyonjo ran to court through his lawyer, Nalukoola Luyimbazi accusing KCCA of trespassing on his land in Lweza comprising Kyadondo block 267 during construction of the 8.6 kilometer road, which connects to the Entebbe express high way.
Silver Kasirye, the Chairman Jinja Stage in the New taxi Park, one of those that registered a high number of stranded passengers, told URN this morning that over 80 taxis have left for Busoga sub region since last night.
According to 2019 report by the Director of Fire and Emergency Rescue in Uganda Police Force, AIGP Joseph Mugisa more than 190 people drowned in trenches, lakes, rivers and septic tanks across the country.
The money will cover emergency road maintenance works on Upper Kololo Terrace, Queensway, pothole patching on Wilson Road, Sikh Road, Channel Street, Johnston Street, Yusuf Lule Road, Portbell Road, Lubiri Ring Road, Masaka Road, Salaama Road, Luwafu Road, Naguru East road and Kira Road, among others.
Sylvia Kiiza, the Speaker Kampala Central Division, says they are in better position to consult with stakeholders in the taxi and Boda boda industry and should be left to do so and debate the proposals before government implements them.
Flavia Zabali, the Geographical Information System analyst at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA says that the road naming process was informed by the need to improve navigation within the city and that it is being implemented under the City Address Model, a component of the Kampala Institutional and Infrastructure Development Project (KIIDP).
Douglas Nsubuga, the Physical Planner at Makindye Division said that despite a directive for construction works to be halted pending a review of documentation regarding the building, the developer identified as Abraham Kalanzi took advantage of the COVID-19 lockdown to accelerate works on the site.
Nanyonga says that she had expected resume business at the market on 27th April, when KCCA reopened Basenakujjengo market alongside four others. She however, says her joy vanished when the market leadership asked her to pay Shillings 350,000 to access her stall at the market yet her working capital is Shillings 200,000
“But the case at hand is about charging the applicants members with fees without any legislation. The KCCA has been illegally collecting taxes based on City Outdoor Advertising Policy. This is erroneous and illegal. Taxes, levies or charges are imposed by law duly enacted and policy of KCCA,” said Ssekaana.