FIDIC GAMA 2019 – 26TH INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE

FIDIC GAMA 2019 – 26TH INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE

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 …

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RWANDA REJECTS UGANDA CEMENT BECAUSE OF FAILED QUALITY STANDARDS

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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UGANDA GOVT. DRAFTING NEW POLICIES FOR OIL MONIES

UGANDA GOVT. DRAFTING NEW POLICIES FOR OIL MONIES

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

UGANDA GOVERNMENT TO COMMISSION 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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ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE IN UGANDA

ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE IN UGANDA

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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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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MOBILE MONEY IN UGANDA TO ATTRACT DEBT INVESTORS

MOBILE MONEY IN UGANDA TO ATTRACT 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

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 GOVERNMENT SEEK FUNDS FROM UK FOR NAMANVE DEVELOPMENT

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.

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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UGANDA RURAL ELECTRIFICATION PROGRAMME GETS US$212m

UGANDA RURAL ELECTRIFICATION PROGRAMME GETS US$212m

Uganda gets US$212 million from Chinese government for Rural Electrification Programme.

The Chinese government have given a US$212 million loan to Uganda to help support its rural electrification programme. Uganda plans to increase its rural electrification access rate to 51 per cent by 2030. Under the rural electrification programme it …

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UGANDA AND JAPAN SET TO KICK-OFF TALKS ABOUT KAMPALA FLYOVER CONSTRUCTION

UGANDA AND JAPAN SET TO KICK-OFF TALKS ABOUT KAMPALA FLYOVER CONSTRUCTION

Uganda and Japan set to talk over the long overdue construction of kampala flyover.

Uganda and Japan ars set to hold talk over the construction of kampala flyover. The project has been long overdue because of alleviating chronic traffic jams around Kampala Metropolitan. JICA devise the flyover project eight years …

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COUNTRY DIRECTOR VACANCY AT OXFAM, UGANDA

COUNTRY DIRECTOR VACANCY AT OXFAM, UGANDA

Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organizations networked together in more than 90 countriesas part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New …

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POWER AFRICA UGANDA SIGNS SOLAR ENERGY ACCESS MOU

POWER AFRICA UGANDA SIGNS SOLAR ENERGY ACCESS MOU

Power Africa Uganda signs MoU with UESA to expand solar energy in Uganda.

The Power Africa Uganda Accelerator, a US government funded initiative have sign an MoU with Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA). The MoU will grant Uganda’s off-grid solar expansion programme US$500,000 to boost access to solar energy solutions …

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24 YEARS UGANDAN WINS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ENGINEERING INNOVATION.

24 YEARS UGANDAN WINS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ENGINEERING INNOVATION.

24 years old Brian Gitta wins award for innovative engineering, also the first Ugandan to win such award. 

 

Brian Gitta,  became the first Ugandan to win the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. The award  is for his invention of  a device which tests malaria without drawing blood. According

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RECONSTRUCTION OF UHTTI CENTRE KICK-OFF IN UGANDA

RECONSTRUCTION OF UHTTI CENTRE KICK-OFF IN UGANDA

Reconstruction of UHTTI set to kick-off after groundbreaking ceremony was held in Uganda.

The reconstruction of the Uganda Hotel Tourism and Training Institute (UHTTI) has kick-off in uganda. According to report, the reconstruction is aim at skilling the tourism sector labor force to meet world class standards. Meanwhile the structure …

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