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PHOTOS: Agony as KCCA Law Enforcers Evict Street Vendors

Distress has Monday morning filled vendors in Nakasero Market after Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) law enforcement officers raided the market, destroying and confiscating merchandise of those selling from the road side. The law enforcers were acting on a directive issued by Minister for Kampala Beti Olive Namisango Kamya on Thursday

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Beti Kamya addresses reporters at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala. Courtesy Photo

Beti Kamya to Lukwago, Kampala Street Vendors: Don’t Celebrate Jennifer Musisi Exit Yet

The minister in charge of Kampala, Beti Olive Namisango Kamya Turwomwe has hit at lord mayor Erias Lukwago and street vendors for celebrating Jennifer Musisi’s resignation. On Monday, Musisi announced she would officially hand over the office of the executive director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) in mid-December. Lukwago, who had

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KCCA Boss Musisi is a Populist, Says Kampala Minister Beti Kamya

As the 2015 KCCA (Amendment) Bill takes shape, Kampala minister Beti Kamya and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) executive director Jennifer Musisi are already facing each other in what will likely be a cold war in the management of city affairs. Kampala junior minister Benny Namugwanya Bugembe tabled the Bill before

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Kampala Mayor Lukwago: Minister Kamya is Naive, Overzealous

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago told journalists at City Hall that Kampala Minister Beti Olive Namisango Kamya was naive, and overzealous, a comment that is likely to further strain the relation between the two political heads – one elected and the other an appointee of the president. Lukwago was reacting to

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CRISPY KAHERU: Beti Kamya, Please Stop, Think, & Remember the Wananchi before it’s Late

First, I will take this opportunity to publically congratulate you Beti Kamya on your appointment as Minister for Kampala Capital City Authority. I remember the last time I passed my congratulations to you was a day after you had been named part of the cabinet that would drive this, my

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Kampala Mayor Speaks out on Park Yard Market Demolition: Govt on Land Grabbing Spree

Kampala city mayor Erias Lukwago has accused government of land grabbing attempts hours after police sealed off Park Yard Market, a Kampala downtown market as a demolition exercise went ahead, 10 days to a deadline given to traders to vacate. Kampala minister Beti Kamya had issued a 30-day ultimatum to the

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