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Markets in Kampala

Local Markets in Kampala

There are a number of local open markets mainly engaged in the trade of fresh and dry foods, new and second hand cloths, gift items, kitchen items, electronic items and shoes among other things around the city. These markets tend to be quite crowded and they start business early in the morning and close late in the evening.  Many of them are in the process of being modernised.

Regulatory Framework

Markets in Uganda have been governed by the Market Act of 1942
Markets in Kampala are being overseen by Kampala City Authority and Market Vendors Associations.

The information relating to the individual key markets has been summarized as follows;

Nakasero Market
St Balikuddembe Market (Owino Market)
Nakawa Market

Wandegeya Market
Kalerwe Market
Nankulabye Market
Kasubi Market