Closure of 50 city arcades raises queries on building guidelines

Galiraaya Commercial Plaza in Downtown Kampala is among the arcades not recommended for reopening. PHOTO/FILE

What you need to know:

  • Owners of buildings with defects have been given corrective measures which have to be undertaken before re-inspection.

Government’s decision to close at least 50 arcades in the city centre has raised queries on lack of enforcement of construction standards by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).

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