The seasoned politician came to the limelight in the late 90s’ when he won the race for the mayor of Kampala beating Wasswa Biriggwa and incumbent Christopher Yiga. However, he did not complete his term of office after his arrest in the United States of America on charges of making false statements, bank fraud, and transporting altered securities.
Harriet Mulondo, the Director Gender and Community Development KCCA told URN in a phone interview that following the study, they have established need and will install lights on more streets in the central business District, markets, major walk ways like Nakivubo blue and Namirembe road among others.
The 16 meter wide and 11km long Nakamiro channel is one of Kampala’s secondary channel with about eight tertiary channels that feed it direct from the communities of Kazo, Bwaise, Kawempe, Kalerwe and Kyebando among other. The channel feeds into a larger Lubigi channel.
The acting KCCA Executive Director, Eng. Andrew Kitaka, says one of the challenges they are facing is the belief among the business community that the project will reduce the number of customers who trek to down town yet research shows otherwise.
KCCA spokesperson Peter Kaujju told Uganda Radio Network URN that the institution is working with communities to guard pegs and other materials. He adds that the roads are upgraded for the benefit of the communities and as such, communities should always help KCCA to protect road reserves.
The report was an investigation of the actual size of Usafi Market and the manner in which KCCA law enforcement officers evicted vendors who were occupying part of the land where the market sits, claimed by a private developer.
The acting KCCA Executive Director Eng. Andrew Kitaka told Uganda Radio Network that Musisis posting is prestigious. Kitaka said Musisi will be KCCAs ambassador and will attract good things for the institution.
In the meeting held this morning, the residents were informed that activities in regard to upgrading the road started on January 4, when KCCA signed a contract with the project consultant, to review the design of the road ahead of its construction. The task will be completed in three months to pave way for actual works by end of April.
KCCA council in 2017 passed a resolution calling for Kitumas transfer following the death of Olivia Basemera, a vendor who was running from law enforcement officers in Kampala. It was said Kituma was personally commanding the law enforcement team that was chasing Basemera when she fell in the Nakivubo channel.
The un-digitalised land titles, Kitaka says represents 21.83 of titles held by Kampala land lords. He made the disclosure during a meeting with team from Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development led by State Minister for Housing, Chris Baryomunsi at City Hall.
According to the newly released Auditor Generals report for the year ended December 2018, KCCA accumulated domestic arrears to a tune of 43.88 billion Shillings as at June 30, 2018 and failed to remit 20.74 billion Shillings of Pay as You Earn P.A.Y.E and 676.6 million Shillings in Value Added Tax VAT to Uganda Revenue Authority.
This is the first time that KCCA has created budget votes for the divisions since its creation in 2011. The division mayors have been lobbying for creation of budget votes for their areas as a process of implementing section 31 of KCCA 2010 Act which establishes the office of division town clerk.
KCCA spokesperson, Peter Kaujju told Uganda Radio Network that drainage improvements are part of many improvements on the road which will be non-motorised. The section of Namirembe road that will be closed off stretches from Shell Petrol Station to Jaguar Bus Terminal.