Why Kampala is still a dark city

Daily Monitor has learnt that at least 900 solar lights were procured and installed on several roads or streets in the city. However, when you either branch off the main road or street, or continue to other city suburbs, the bright lights diminish and you suddenly have to manoeuver through potholed-dark alleys or streets, causing a lot of anxiety.

Officials in KCCA’s engineering directorate intimated to Daily Monitor that it is currently hard for KCCA to meet costs of installing lights in the entire city because there are more competing priorities.
For instance, they said even the procurement of the recently installed lights almost failed due to a shortage of funds and fights over who to award the tender, a claim this newspaper could not verify.

Full article: Daily Monitor



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