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Kampala Lord Mayor,Councillors take oath

Kampala Lord Mayor,Councillors take oath

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Erias Lukwago, a 51 year old lawyer on Wednesday led a team of new leaders (Councillors) for the swearing in Ceremony at a function presided over by Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate Mariam Akello Ayo at City Hall. Kampala Lord Mayor Salongo Erias Lukwago (L) listens to KCCA ED Mrs Kisaka Dorothy. Lukwago who was being flanked by his wife Nalongo and children took oath to lead the city for another term of five years until 2026. He was later handed the instruments of power to conduct business at City Hall. Lukwago who was first elected as Kampala Lord Mayor in 2011 has had a troubled time, especially during his first term in office. In November 2013, KCCA councilors voted him out of office after a tribunal headed by Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire found him ...
Special Prayers for Kampala lord Mayor Erias Lukwago after recovering.

Special Prayers for Kampala lord Mayor Erias Lukwago after recovering.

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Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago (L) is seen receiving the titular head of the Muslim community in Uganda, Prince Dr Kassim Nakibinge.Courtesy Photo. Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago (2nd R) is seen with his Deputy Doreen Nyanjura.Courtesy Photo. Deputy lord Mayor Doreen Nyanjura (L) with the titular head of the Muslim community in Uganda,Prince Dr Kassim Nakibinge.Courtesy Photo. Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago (M) is seen with his Deputy Doreen Nyanjura.Right is Member Of Parliament Kira Municipality Hon. Semujju Nganda also Candidate for Speaker Of the Ugandan Parliament.Courtesy Photo. Kampla lord Mayor Erias Lukwago with the Chief guest. Al Hajji Dr. Twaha Kawaase Kigongo, the Deputy Katikiro of the Buganda Kingdom chats with Kampla lord Mayor Erias Lukwago. Kampla lord Mayor Erias...
KCCA Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka makes a tour on the City Projects, not impressed with construction sites that are untidy.

KCCA Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka makes a tour on the City Projects, not impressed with construction sites that are untidy.

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Kampala Capital City Authority Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka today made an inspection of a number of roads in the City. She was first impressed by the the work on the first site which is John Babiha road now known as Acacia. Kisaka inspecting some of the roads under construction.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. However,later,she found out that drainage channels were left open, something dangerous to pedestrians. She blasted the Contractors of this work and City Engineers for not supervising well."This site is near a School.I can not be a proud parent of a child of Kabojja Junior School with the surrounds are dirty" Kisaka inspecting some of the roads under construction.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. ."Yes, you are doing a great job but this does not mean you ke...
KCCA FC part ways with Manager Mike Mutebi

KCCA FC part ways with Manager Mike Mutebi

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KCCA FC and the Manager, Mike Hillary Mutebi have today, the 29th of March 2021 agreed by mutual consent to terminate his employment with immediate effect. Morley Byekwaso The Club, under his stewardship has attained Three (03) League titles, Two (02) Uganda Cups, Four (04) Super Cups and One (01) CECAFA Clubs Cup over the last five years making him the most successful Manager in the Club’s history. The Club recognizes his immense contribution in making KCCA FC the leading Club in Uganda and wishes him well in his future endeavors. Morley Byekwaso takes charge of all First Team duties as the Interim Manager immediately. We wish Morley and the Team the best of luck. Seven titles and one appearance apiece in the group stages of the CAF Champions league and Confederation cu...
KCCA launches operation Smart City   in Kisenyi 1&2

KCCA launches operation Smart City in Kisenyi 1&2

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Kampala,Uganda We are going to have Zero tolerance to garbage, Dorothy Kisaka, the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority said this morning while launching Kampala Smart City Operation in Kisenyi 1,2 and Mengo. KCCA ED Mrs Kisaka Dorothy talking to garbage collectors.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. This is a wide City Operation. It should be every stakeholder’s job. It includes leaders of Communities, landlords, market leaders and law enforcers. This is our city all of us. KCCA ED Mrs Kisaka Dorothy examines a drainage Channel.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. KCCA ED Mrs Kisaka Dorothy examines a drainage talking .Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.  This will be a weekly  Campaign launched  in different Parishes and Zones. Next we...
We are partners in a common cause, President Kenyatta woos foreign diplomats

We are partners in a common cause, President Kenyatta woos foreign diplomats

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NAIROBI, 4th March 2021 (PSCU) - President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked foreign diplomats serving in Kenya to continue partnering with the Government in advancing shared global aspirations. "Today we are meeting as partners in a common cause - to forge a shared vision as we advance progress in Kenya and globally. "As friends, partners and allies we are more successful when we understand each other’s vision and aspirations, and work together to fulfil it," the President said. The President, who spoke Thursday morning at State House, Nairobi during this year's annual Presidential briefing to the diplomatic corps, thanked the envoys for the support Kenya continues to receive from the international community in the fight against Covid-19. "On behalf of a grateful nation, I thank many ...
KCCA boss Dorothy Kisaka opens a Neonatal Unit at Kisenyi Health Centre to look after newly born babies with Special needs.

KCCA boss Dorothy Kisaka opens a Neonatal Unit at Kisenyi Health Centre to look after newly born babies with Special needs.

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As part of the Commemoration to mark the International Women’s week, Kampala Capital City Authority  (KCCA) Executive Director today opened the Neonatal Unit at Kisenyi Health Centre. KCCA Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka opens the Neonatal Unit.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. The Unit is for looking after   babies born with complications, the over weighed ones, (about 4,5Kgs) the premature ones, the weak ones etc. KCCA Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka chats with Dr Okello Ayen Daniel (R) as she leaves the IDI-KCCA Medical Male Circumcision Centre.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. The ED also took time to say hello to the women who had just delivered in the Cubical ward, those in the Cesarean and they are kept in the Cubical ward for three days in order to clear Spa...
Lord Mayor Erias,ED Dorothy Kisaka address KCCA Staff during fire outbreak demonstration led by the KCCA safety officers

Lord Mayor Erias,ED Dorothy Kisaka address KCCA Staff during fire outbreak demonstration led by the KCCA safety officers

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The Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago today addressed KCCA Staff who assembled after the shrill sound of an alarm during the fire drill demonstration this morning. This was intended to prepare Staff to respond quickly, calmly and safely in case of fire outbreak.   R-L:KCCA ED Dorothy Kisaka,Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and his Deputy Doreen Nyanjura. Courtesy Photo. According to the brief from the Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka, the Lord Mayor said that the response from some staff was nonchalant which was very unfortunate during the evacuation. He also noted that whereas it was a drill, the response from Uganda Police Fire Brigade wasn’t that prompt and incase the issue was traffic jam or inaccessibility of the premise, this needs to be urgently addressed. Kampala Lord Mayor Erias...
KCCA launches the reconstruction of Naguru Vale Road

KCCA launches the reconstruction of Naguru Vale Road

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. Kampala,Naguru,Uganda Kampala Capital City Authority today launched the reconstruction of Naguru Vale Road . KCCA Executive Director Mrs Kisaka Dorothy waves as she launches the reconstruction.Photo: KCCA According to the Authority's Executive Director Mrs Kisaka Dorothy, "This is a 600M road that will be reconstructed in four months. Kcca has over 600km of paved roads of which 70% are in fair and poor condition",she said. Part of the road to be reconstructed. "Works involve pothole patching, sectional repairs and rehabilitation of the roads",. These works shall be done by in house teams and qualified contractors.She added. KCCA Executive Director Mrs Kisaka Dorothy waves as she launches the reconstruction.Photo: KCCA Kisaka could not hide her excitement as she...
Kabaka Ronald Mutebi calls for independent  investigations into recent murder  cases as UNAIDS and Uganda Aids Commision reward him

Kabaka Ronald Mutebi calls for independent investigations into recent murder cases as UNAIDS and Uganda Aids Commision reward him

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Mengo, Kampala, Uganda Dr. Nelson Musoba of the Uganda Aids Commission  (L) recognizes Kabaka Mutebi's contribution towards the HIV/AIDS fight with a certificate of merit on, Sunday, November 29, 2020. Looking on in the middle is the Kingdom's Prime Minister Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. The Kabaka of Buganda Kingdom, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has called for an immediate investigation’ into the death of over 50 people in two days - related to the November 18/19 pro Bobi protests that swept Kampala and other parts of the country. Airtel Uganda Managing Mr. V.G. Somasekhar (3rd L) donates a Jersey to the Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi. Right is the  Brand and Communications Manager of Airtel Uganda Remmie Kisakye.Photo by Ronald Ka...
#KampalaWeyonje campaign back as Bwaise City dwellers get excited to see new ED. Dorothy Kisaka

#KampalaWeyonje campaign back as Bwaise City dwellers get excited to see new ED. Dorothy Kisaka

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Today the monthly #KampalaWeyonje campaign was ablaze in Kawempe, Bwaise, Kisenyi zone. The Kawempe Mayor, Town clerk, councilors were all present. I thank the city dwellers and our partners for the good work. It was for  #KampalaWeyonje monthly Cleanup in all the 5 divisions and these are the spots where our teams are; Nakawa - Bukoto 1, Mulimira zone, Makindye -Ggaba, Katoogo, Central - Kamwokya 2, Kifumbira zone, Kawempe - Bwaise 1 and Lubaga - Nateete and many others. The Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Mrs Kisaka Dorothy is seen collecting garbage using a Spade.Photo: KCCA Media Kampala Executive Director  Mrs. Kisaka Dorothy who led the team from City hall couldn't hide her happiness with Bwaise1 residents. The rain that had just stopped could...
KCCA team visit the Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom

KCCA team visit the Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom

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Kampala Capital City Authority team led by the Executive Director  Dorothy Kisaka recently were warmly received by the Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom, Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga at Bulange. The team delivered a birthday message to His Majesty the Kabaka, wishing him a very successful birthday run, 2020. The Katkiro of Buganda Kingdom Owekitiibwa Peter Mayiga  is seen talking to the Executive Director Of Kampala Capital City Authority Ms. Kisaka Dorothy recently. The Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom Owekitiibwa Peter Mayiga  is seen handing over a T-shirt of Kabaka's Birthday  Run 2020 to the Executive Director Of Kampala Capital City Authority Ms. Kisaka Dorothy due to  take place soon. The Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom Owekitiibwa Peter Mayiga  is seen with the Executive Direct...
KCCA’S ED PAYS COURTESY CALL TO THE KYABAZINGA  OF BUSOGA KINGDOM AT BUDHUMBULA PALACE.

KCCA’S ED PAYS COURTESY CALL TO THE KYABAZINGA  OF BUSOGA KINGDOM AT BUDHUMBULA PALACE.

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THE Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director Kisaka Dorothy  recently paid a courtesy visit to the Kyabazinga of Busoga, William Gabula Nadiope IV on his call at the Budhumbula Palace in Kamuli district. Kisaka, a daughter of the soil from the late Dr. Bulamu family, who was accompanied by her family members, had a private interaction with the Kyabazinga aimed at lobbying for Busoga and developing the region. Kisaka and her entourage were later taken on a guided tour of Kyabazinga's vast land filled with various model agricultural projects. "We held a cordial meeting where we agreed that we continue with developing Busoga in terms of promoting education, health and culture among the Basoga," Kisaka said Some of the main takeou...
Dorothy Kisaka’s first 100 days at  KCCA,calls on government  to increase funding in order to turn around the City

Dorothy Kisaka’s first 100 days at  KCCA,calls on government to increase funding in order to turn around the City

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The Executive Director  of KCCA,Dorothy Kisaka and her team of Directors unveil the new connection channels.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. Three months in office,Dorothy  Kisaka,the Executive Director   Of Kampala  Capital City Authority says, the government needs to increase funding to the authority for the smooth running of the city. Kisaka made the call on Wednesday (November 18, 2020), during a press conference to give an account of her first 100 days since she took over office as KCCA ED. The Executive Director of KCCA, Dorothy Kisaka and her team of Directors unveil the new connection channels. Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.   According to Kisaka, at least 60% of Uganda's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) comes from Kampala city but less than 2% of ...
MTN Uganda acquires 10 year naming rights for the KCCA FC stadium.

MTN Uganda acquires 10 year naming rights for the KCCA FC stadium.

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     The 10-year deal gives MTN naming rights to the club’s home grounds at Lugogo   The stadium will now be renamed the MTN Omondi Stadium in honor of Philip Omondi, a legend that gave so much to football in Uganda.   The partnership reinforces MTN Uganda’s role in supporting football and sports in Uganda.   Thursday 12th November 2020 – Kampala, Uganda: MTN Uganda and KCCA Football Club (KCCA FC) have today inked a ten year partnership that will give MTN naming rights to club’s home ground facility located at Lugogo, in the outskirts of the city centre. Juliet Namuddu (Director Education and Social Services), Martin Ssekajja (Chairman), Somdev Sen (CMO – MTN), H/W Erias Lukwago, Anisha Muhoozi (CEO – KCCA) MTN Omondi Stadium As a result of th...