KAMPALA-The City Council has suspended works on laying underground cables along city roads ahead of CHOGM. Acting town clerk, Ruth Kijjambu, during an inspection tour recently, said the works hamper their effort of beautifying the city. The specific project affected by the ban is the laying of fibre cables for the National Backborne Transmission Project along Yusuf Lule. Kijjambu said the contractor had not notified the council. She added that illegal billboards will also be removed.
Rubaga gets waste plant
RUBAGA-The division chairperson, Winnie Makumbi, has said the division is to set up a solid waste management plant worth sh8m. She said land for the plant had been identified at Lusaze and construction will begin this month. Makumbi noted that the plant would help the division save sh10m it has been spending on waste disposal per month. The project is sponsored by Makerere Universityâ€™s faculty of technology. It will also employ locals.
KAMPALA-The acting town clerk, Ruth Kijjambu, has warned advertisers in the city against dealing with A to Z Horizon Uganda Ltd. â€œWe wish to clarify that the said company has not been contracted to carry out any business on behalf of the council,â€ Kijjambu wrote, after getting reports that the firm was collecting revenue for outdoor advertising on behalf of the council. She advised advertisers to directly deal with respective division authorities.
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