‘KCCA not to blame for charging licences using outdated law’

KCCA spokesperson Peter Kaujju. File photo

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Requirement. The new law requires that each enterprise is licenced according to its size.

Kampala. Despite President Museveni assenting to the Trade Licensing Amendment Act, 2015, which if implemented would have eased trading fee payment burden, it appears Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) is still conducting its business using the old law.
Ms Monica Chebet has no kind words for KCCA. In recent weeks she has had her kiosk shut down numerous times by KCCA officials, demanding trading licence fee.
For years now, she said she has been paying at least Shs350,000 as trading licence fee to KCCA, an amount of money that is nearly equivalent to the total capital she has injected in her business.

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