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Kampala City is known for its rolling hills and green landscapes. Having evolved in the Buganda Kingdom, Kampala has a mixture of traditional and modern character, exhibiting economic, social, and political hegemony in Uganda. Its sprawling neighborhoods, extensive road network, and infrastructure are, however, characterized by an informal process of development. Although the city provides opportunities to the population through administrative and economic roles, its management remains a huge challenge for sustainability. As the major industrial hub in Uganda, it absorbs over 40 percent of the total labor force and contributes greatly to the national gross domestic product. As an economic center, Kampala provides most of the country's opportunities for business, from physical and communication infrastructure to labor and financial services. Despite these great opportunities, ...

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