UGANDA DEVELOPING CRITICAL ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT OIL PRODUCTION

UGANDA DEVELOPING CRITICAL ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT OIL PRODUCTION

Masindi/ Kisanja Park, Tangi & Paraa — Buliisa roads project [159km]. Set to support Oil Production in the Albertine region. It crosses Murchison Falls National Park — a major tourist destination covering about 3,893km and home to several mammal and bird species. 

Uganda discovered commercially viable oil deposits in the

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UGANDA BATTLES WITH FLOODING AS LAKE VICTORIA RISES

UGANDA BATTLES WITH FLOODING AS LAKE VICTORIA RISES

Key among Uganda’s Government considerations is undertaking emergency maintenance of roads & bridges following destruction caused by recent flooding across the country. The rising water levels in Lake Victoria is threatening critical infrastructures. For instance, landing facilities were submerged & operations suspended. However, government is responding with restoration works on

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UGANDA’s PALLISA-KAMONKOLI ROAD PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT

UGANDA’s PALLISA-KAMONKOLI ROAD PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT

The construction of 44km Pallisa-Kamonkoli road is currently at 45.3% completed according to the latest update from Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA). 

UNRA made the statement via their social media handle that the project has been handed over by the contractor. That cummulative progress of works on the whole project

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KAMPALA NORTHERN BYPASS EXPANSION PROGRESS REPORT

KAMPALA NORTHERN BYPASS EXPANSION PROGRESS REPORT

Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) has announced that progress on the Kampala Northern Bypass project is at 72% completed.

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CONSTRUCTION OF BUSEGA-MPIGI EXPRESSWAY KICK-OFF IN UGANDA

CONSTRUCTION OF BUSEGA-MPIGI EXPRESSWAY KICK-OFF IN UGANDA

The long awaited construction of Busega-Mpigi expressway has finally kick-off much to the delight of Mpigi Town Council.

Construction of the expressway will help ease traffic flow on the Kampala-Masaka highway. The four -lane, dual carriage 23.7 km expressway will stretch from Busega in Kampala to Kalagala Village.

According to

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SOROTI HOSPITAL RENOVATION ON HOLD IN UGANDA

SOROTI HOSPITAL RENOVATION ON HOLD IN UGANDA

The renovation of Soroti hospital is now on hold after engineers condemned the structure, saying it is old and dilapidated, and that the wall was too weak.

According to Principal hospital administrator, Simon Kisabagirye “the medical ward was infested by termites and we thought it was necessary to renovate it

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UNRA UGANDA RE-OPENS NTUNGAMO-KABALE HIGHWAY

UNRA UGANDA RE-OPENS NTUNGAMO-KABALE HIGHWAY

Ntungamo—Kabale highway has been opened to the public after it was closed on may 4 2020. Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) block the highway as emergency repair kicking off the next day.

The highway was reported earlier in our previous post of a mudslide that block the highway due to

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ISIMBA BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION AT 55% COMPLETED IN UGANDA

ISIMBA BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION AT 55% COMPLETED IN UGANDA

Progress has been seen from the construction of Isimba bridge. The details was announced by UNRA Uganda via its social media handles.

The aim of the project is to help link Kampala to Kamuli via Kayunga district.

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UGANDA OLD TAXI PARK RENOVATION KICK-OFF

UGANDA OLD TAXI PARK RENOVATION KICK-OFF

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has kick-off the redevelopment plans of the facility as the park has been in a deplorable state for so long.

According to the plans, the redevelopment will include excavation and disposal of the existing material, installation of underground drainage lines, rock fill, and construction of

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CRUDE OIL PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION SET TO KICK OFF IN TANZANIA

CRUDE OIL PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION SET TO KICK OFF IN TANZANIA

The construction of the pipeline is set to link Uganda and Tanzania which will take the two nations into a new height.

The announcement was made by Energy Minister Dr Medard Kalemani when tabling his ministry’s 2.196trn/- budget estimates and expenditures for the financial year 2020/21.

Kalemani said Tanzania has

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UNRA CLOSE NTUNGAMO-KABALE HIGHWAY DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL

UNRA CLOSE NTUNGAMO-KABALE HIGHWAY DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL

The Ntungamo-Kabale Highway has been closed after rain fell on it which resulted in the destruction of crops as well as other items around the area. These prompted Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) to close the area.

According to reports, the rain trigger mudslide that have blocked several roads.

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CONSTRUCTION OF TWO BRIDGE IN UGANDA PLEASED RESIDENCE

CONSTRUCTION OF TWO BRIDGE IN UGANDA PLEASED RESIDENCE

The construction of two bridges that will link Tororo municipality in Uganda has been completed. The two bridges which were constructed at Chamunula-Rubongi and Juba-Maguria area has been well received by resident of Tororo district.

According to MP of the area, Apollo Yeri Ofwono, “It is no longer business as

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RESTORATION OF FAILED EMBANKMENT KICK-OFF IN UGANDA

RESTORATION OF FAILED EMBANKMENT KICK-OFF IN UGANDA

Even with the corona virus outbreak in the nation, Uganda road maintenance team has not stop repairing broken road. The restoration of an embankment along Busega-Mityana road has kick-off according to UNRA Uganda.

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PICTURES: CONSTRUCTION OF KITARA-GERENGE ROAD

PICTURES: CONSTRUCTION OF KITARA-GERENGE ROAD

Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) has announced progress for the construction of Kitara—Gerenge road project via their social media handle.

The 10km road project will connect to Gerenge fishing site, Entebbe and the Pearl Marina.

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COVID-19 AND… FORCE MAJEURE IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

COVID-19 AND… FORCE MAJEURE IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

Is the COVID-19 Virus a Force Majeure Event?

Yes, it is. The Covid 19 pandemic is a circumstance which was not contemplated by any of the parties at the time of entering the construction contracts. It is exceptional, beyond any one’s control and cannot be attributed to any of the

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KYAPA-KASENSERO ROAD REPAIR BEGINS IN UGANDA

KYAPA-KASENSERO ROAD REPAIR BEGINS IN UGANDA

UNRA kick-off repair of Kyapa-Kasensero road after resident complained of its poor nature

The Kyapa-Kasensero road repair has kick-off in Kyotera district in Uganda. The road which links  Kasensero town council and the landing site from Kakuuto trading centre in Kyotera district has been in a bad state since August

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UGANDA AND JAPAN SIGN ROAD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEAL

UGANDA AND JAPAN SIGN ROAD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEAL

Uganda Minister Peter Lokeris sign deal with Japanese Ambassador, Mr. Kazuaki Kameda for Community Road Empowerment (CORE).

Uganda has signed an MoU with Japan to empower 150 youth with skills in the Do-nou technology. This MoU will fall under the Community Road Empowerment (CORE). Do-nou is a Japanese word that

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NEW WATER PIPELINE LAYING CREATES TRAFFIC JAM AT NAMUGONGO ROAD

NEW WATER PIPELINE LAYING CREATES TRAFFIC JAM AT NAMUGONGO ROAD

NWSC’s laying of new water pipes creates traffic jam at Namugongo road in Uganda.

Resident of Namugongo community in Uganda has over the course of the day witness serious traffic jam at the Mogas gas station at the Kireka, Namugongo junction. This is due to the laying of new water …

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CONSTRUCTION OF KABAALE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 31% COMPLETE

CONSTRUCTION OF KABAALE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 31% COMPLETE

Uganda’s Kabaale international Airport at 31% complete according to Muriisa

SBC Uganda Limited  PRO Amos Muriisa has announced progress report for the construction of Kabaale International Airport. The Airport which is also know as Hoima International Airport is 31% completed according to him.

Amos Muriisa during his interview with newsmen …

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