Kampala – Traders under Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) and Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives have agreed to open up to 48 city arcades.
This comes barely a day since a scuffle early Tuesday, July 14 between arcade tenants and Uganda Police.
KACITA and the Ministry following the standoff, held a closed-door meeting at the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to assess the progress of re-opening of arcades.
Information reaching this website indicates that only forty-eight (48) out of the eighty-four (84) arcades have been cleared to reopen after inspection.
The other thirty-six (36) are yet to meet provisions meant to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Those that have been cleared include; Mukwano arcade, Capital Center, Bulamu Bwebugaga, Sembatya, Arua Park Plaza, Arua Park Annex, Kiseka Auto centre, Shauriyako and Nabugabo Business centre, among many others
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On the other hand, Boost Complex, Park View, Maria’s Galleria,
Namaganda, Kati Kati, Arro, JBK Plaza, Royal Complex, Gaza Land, Ddembelyo
and Katonga Business Center are yet to be approved.