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KCCA reduces rent fees for Wandegeya

By Lawrence Mulondo, Juliet Waiswa

Added 29th July 2016 05:45 PM

The traders in the sh22b market got a relief in a move KCCA says is intended to attract street vendors to the market.

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The traders in the sh22b market got a relief in a move KCCA says is intended to attract street vendors to the market.

PIC:  The front view of Wandegeya market located at Wandegeya, Kawempe division on. Photos/ Lawrence Mulondo.

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has cut rent fees for traders in the Wandegeya Market by 30%.

The traders in the sh22b market got a relief in a move KCCA says is intended to attract street vendors to the market.

 ampala apital ity uthority   deputy director for production and marketing second left and andegeya market hairperson onathan itta in coat during a press conference at andegeya market on uly 29 2016 Kampala Capital City Authority ( KCCA) deputy director for production and marketing (second left) and Wandegeya market Chairperson Jonathan Gitta (in coat) during a press conference at Wandegeya market on July 29, 2016.

 
The reduction was announced by Dr. Esau Galukande, the deputy director in charge of production and marketing in KCCA.

He says the reductions starts with the month of August.

Accordingly, traders who have been paying sh100,000 per month, will now pay sh70,000 per month.

According to the leaders of the market, traders have been leaving the market, saying the rent was too high.

 mpty lockups on the third floor of andegeya market Empty lockups on the third floor of Wandegeya market

 

 

 

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