Minister Kamya wants vendors off city streets in 2 months

Minister for Kampala, Betty Kamya addresses a press conference at the office of the President board room in Kampala recently. Photo by Dominic Bukenya

What you need to know:

  • KCCA spokesperson Peter Kaujju said all street vendors should go to Wandegeya and Usafi markets.
  • According to Kamya, the revenue collection from city traders has fallen because traders have since vowed not to pay taxes.

KAMPALA. All street vendors in Kampala have up to only two months to vacate the streets so as to decongest the city, Kampala Affairs minister Beti Olive Kamya has said.
Ms Kamya told a press conference at the government’s Media Centre on Friday that the vendors have refused to vacate Kampala streets despite efforts by the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to build markets for them.

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