RWANDA REJECTS UGANDA CEMENT BECAUSE OF FAILED QUALITY STANDARDS

Rwanda claims Uganda cement company failed to meet quality standards

The most recent victim of the current diplomatic fall out between Uganda and Rwanda is an Ugandan cement company – Hima Cement Ltd.

According to Rwanda Revenue Authorities, it blocked Uganda cement exports from Hima Cement Ltd; because it failed

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TANZANIAN TEAM UP WITH UGANDAN IN OIL EXPLORATION

Tanzanian And Ugandan Collaborate in Oil Exploration

Tanzanian Energy Minister, Dr Medard Kalemani said Tanzania have teamed up with Ugandan to conduct oil exploration at various areas in Tanzania.

The Minister said this at a recent workshop for the parliamentary committee on energy and minerals members. He also said that …

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UGANDA GOVT. DRAFTING NEW POLICIES FOR OIL MONIES

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Uganda Government drafts new policies to monitor Petroleum Fund spendings.

Uganda Government has conclude plans to draft three policies that will help monitor the spending of Petroleum Fund. These policies will follow the guidelines set-out in the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) of 2015.

The Ministry of finance is responsible …

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UGANDA GOVERNMENT TO COMMISSION ISIMBA HYDROPOWER DAM

Isimba Hydropower Dam

President Kaguta Museveni will later today commission the Isimba Hydropower Dam

Uganda Government will today commission the Isimba Hydropower Dam project. The 183MW Isimba Hydropower Dam will help address the shortage of power and also increase the nation capacity to 1000MW.

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UGANDA DOCTORS OPPOSED CONSTRUCTION OF LUBOWA HOSPITAL PROJECT

Doctors unhappy with Uganda government over support for the construction of Lubowa hospital.

Doctors of  Uganda Medical Association has express their dismay over government plans to support the construction of  a specialised hospital. The deal was signed with a consortium comprising of Finasi and ROKO Construction Company.

The plan is …

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THE TALLEST BUILDING IN UGANDA

TALLEST BUILDING IN UGANDA

The recently commissioned 22 storey URA Towers is now the tallest building in Uganda.

Uganda’s tallest building is accommodating the state’s Revenue Authority. As a result, the 22-storey building will ensure service delivery and efficiency in the collection of taxes. In fact, Jonathan Nsubuga an Ugandan architect designed the tower

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ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE IN UGANDA

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Uganda’s infrastructure is seeing more government investments. Especially, the road from Fort Portal to Hima and the Hima-Kasese-Katunguru road. Soon, the entire section of the Fort Portal-Bushenyi road will be tarmacked. 

With infrastructure in place and given the fertility of the Rwenzori area, residents will embark on commercial farming and

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NEW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN UGANDA

A new international airport in Uganda is under construction

Uganda’s second international Airport under construction

A new international airport in Uganda will soon surface. The Hoima International Airport also called Kabaale International Airport, is currently under construction in Uganda. This airport when completed will be Uganda’s second airport asides the Entebbe International Airport.

The airport design will see it …

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FRANCE TO SUPPORT ACCESS TO WATER AND SANITATION IN UGANDA

FRANCE TO SUPPORT ACCESS TO WATER AND SANITATION IN UGANDA

French Development Agency (AFD) supports access to water and sanitation in Uganda with €270 million

The Ugandan government and the French government via French Development Agency (AFD); have signed a loan deal to help support access to water and sanitation in Uganda. The loan deal comprises of two separate financing …

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UGANDA AIRLINES LAUNCHING SOON

Photos of the upcoming Uganda Airlines Bombardier CRJ-900 in Canada

Uganda Airlines launching soon after more than 18 years of inactivity. In 2001, the government liquidated the business after all privatisation attempts failed to keep the brand afloat. The company had suffered from gross mismanagement which led to huge debts.

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CRISIS AT MTN UGANDA FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATION

There is currently a crisis at MTN Uganda involving the government and top executives.

MTN Uganda, East Africa’s biggest telecoms operator is facing investigation on false declaration of revenue and other business activities. Following these investigations, Uganda’s government initiated a move to expel Wim Vanhelleputte, Chief Executive of MTN

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MOBILE MONEY IN UGANDA TO ATTRACT DEBT INVESTORS

Uganda to use mobile money to attract new debt investors

Uganda’s mobile money platform will help attract debt investors.

Uganda is planning to use mobile money platforms to sell government securities to its citizens. The government said the mobile money platform will help reduce the dependence on commercial banks and institutional investors for funding.

The Ugandan government also believes the …

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Construction of Namutumba Health Centre III kicks-off in Uganda

The Construction of  Namutumba Health Centre III in Uganda have begun. The project which is worth Shs500m is part of the World bank’s plan to grow the Ugandan health sector.

The  Namutumba Health Centre III will have a maternity ward, children, …

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CONSTRUCTION OF UGANDA-TANZANIA PIPELINE TO START IN JUNE

Plans underway for the construction of Uganda-Tanzania pipeline.

The much anticipated construction of Uganda-Tanzania pipeline will kick-off in June. The underground pipeline will transport crude oil across both countries as well as create a strong bond between them.

The Uganda-Tanzania pipeline which is 1,445-km long will run from Hoima in …

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UGANDA PRESIDENT MEETS COMMONWEALTH DELEGATES OVER INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT

President Museveni plans for more infrastructural development in Uganda especially in electricity after meeting with CDC delegates.

Infrastructural development in Uganda is part of President Yoweri Museveni plans. In African nations, infrastructural development is the way forward. This is why Uganda President held a meeting with Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) …

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UGANDA GOVERNMENT SEEK FUNDS FROM UK FOR NAMANVE DEVELOPMENT

Uganda government seek US$ 246m (Shs910b) from UK Export Finance for Namanve Development.

Uganda government has applied to UK for funds to construct a project. This project is for the development of Kampala Industrial and Business Park. Meanwhile, loan will help build the park that has been incomplete for a …

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PRESIDENT YOWERI AT GRADUATION CEREMONY IN MAKERERE UNIVERSITY, UGANDA.

Kampala’s largest and third oldest institution of higher learning awards President with award for achievement.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda presided over the 69th graduation ceremony at Makerere University yesterday (15 January). The weeklong graduation ceremony will see many Ugandans enter the job market in search for graduate roles.

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