Kigozie Joseph, a Transport Planner gives an insightful presentation on transport systems in cities as key contributors to Greenhouse gas emissions. This presentation puts forward strategies that can be implemented in cities to counter the rising emissions and their likely impacts.
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Why are they going back to their old railways after their agreement and ambitious plans for East Africa’s Standard Gauge Railway network.
In August 2013 the Presidents of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda signed a Tripartite Agreement; for the development and operation of a 1,500km-long joint Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) system; … Read More
The US$3.6m rehabilitation from Spares Motors junction to Mukono Municipality will run for 9 months.
The repair of the 3.5km Jinja highway will silent the public’s incessant complains about potholes and excessive water logs on the road. Hence, the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has been cleared by the traffic … Read More
Highlights of interesting activities at the Fidic-Gama 2019 conference in Kampala Uganda.
The 26th FIDIC-GAMA Infrastructure Conference in Kampala Uganda was littered with lots of interesting activities. The 3 days (12th – 14th May 2019) International conference organized by the Uganda Association of Consulting Engineers (UACE) and … Read More
Young professional consulting engineers in Africa are gearing up to change the narrative.
The young professionals of FIDIC GAMA are coming up with lots of interesting ideas to key industry issues. These were the outcome of a pre-conference event titled, leadership and development at the 26th annual FIDIC GAMA 2019 … Read More
The FIDIC-GAMA 2019 Annual Conference is one of the biggest networking events for African engineers. It provides a forum for consulting engineers, contractors, government officials, state-owned entities, funding agencies, suppliers of construction equipment and materials, investors and other stakeholders in the built-environment from the public and private sectors to share … Read More
President, Kaguta Museveni meets with Japanese investors in Uganda who are keen on investing in waste management. The delegates were led by Mr. Ito Yuichi from Art Yuichi Company want to invest in recycling organic waste. More so, they have their eyes on the city of Kampala which is growing … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
Govt of Japan and Uganda sign an agreement worth Ushs 2.9 billion for improvement of traffic in Kampala
The Japanese government through its agency responsible for international cooperation has committed to fund the improvement of traffic in Kampala. The Project for the Improvement of Traffic Control in Kampala will see … Read More
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. … Read More
Insurance Tower construction which will contain a tower office and commercial block kick-off in kampala.
The construction of the tower office and commercial block in Kampala, uganda has kick-off. The project which is aim to have a tower that will comply with the International Supervisors standards. The tower will also … Read More