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.
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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.
News of the withdraw of police officers from all KCCA installations and homes of Directors started circulating on Sunday night until was confirmed on Monday afternoon by Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga.
Gideon Kule, a Cobbler at Mukwano Arcade, says the Road has helped to control unruly Boda boda riders who would over speed. He says they are no longer affected by floods as the drainage system has been worked upon and the road raised.
Kizito has filed a suit the Civil Division of High Court against KCCA, Moses Atwine, the Directorate of Physical Planning KCCA and Joan Kyalimpa from the same directorate through his lawyer, Paulsen Nalubega and Co. Advocates.
In a February 17th, 2020 letter to the Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, the acting KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka, says KCCA will hold an ordinary meeting for the election of the Speaker and Deputy speaker under the supervision of a magistrate appointed by the court registrar.
Kyesimira signed a two-year contract of shepherding BUL as their head coach after the dismissal of his predecessor, Peter Onen whom the team directors faulted for poor performance and failure to win a match in the second round of this season.
During the presentation of the budget to council in January 2020, the Ag. KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka expressed fear that the money hadn't been added to the KCCA budget, saying they would seek its inclusion such that the authority can spend it.
Nambooze says the bill assented to by the President introduces something that was not approved by Parliament. She cites the Metropolitan Physical Planning Authority which will be headed by the Minister and the introduction of the Metropolitan Police specifically under KCCA.