The Civil Division of the High Court in Kampala has extended orders on plans by Makerere University, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to demolish churches and buildings on Katanga Valley land near Wandegeya.
Jameson Karemani the Deputy Registrar High Court Civil Division has issued a temporary injunction restraining Makerere University, … Read More
Construction works for two BKK Ferries on Lake Kyoga in Buyende District have kicked off with the keel laying process.
The two ferries will help in the transportation and linking of people living and working in Buyende, Kaberamaido, and Serere Districts.
Speaking during the function, Fred Byamukama, the State Minister … Read More
The Dokolo water project contractor M/s Zhongmei Engineering Group has restored regular water supply through Amwoma sub-county, Dokolo district after a brief disruption.
The Ministry of Water & Environment and M/s Zhongmei Engineering Group were informed of leakage on DN 250 DI Pipe in Akalodong Swamp in Amwoma sub-county on … Read More
The parliamentary committee on physical infrastructure wants the government to release Shs 440 billion for the second phase of upgrading and expansion of Entebbe international airport.
Committee chairperson David Karubanga says the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) has completed close to 80% of the first phase of the project expected … Read More
The government has already spent up to Shs 400 billion on the stalled Lubowa International Specialized Hospital Uganda.
This was revealed by Henry Musasizi, the state minister of Finance and Planning in charge of general duties while appearing before parliament’s finance committee to defend the ministry’s budget for the financial … Read More
The two commanding officers for operation shujaa from the Ugandan army and its counterpart from DRC Congo have broken ground for the construction of the 125km Kasindi-Beni-Butembo road.
The ceremony which took place at the Mpondwe-Lubiriha border post drew a mammoth crowd from the two sister countries.
Speaking during the … Read More
The construction of 132 kv transmission line from Namanve to Luzira in Uganda is seriously having a problem due to power tussle between government officials.
The controversy is the impending compensation of US$79.7m (Shs 28bn) by Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) to a handful of individuals for taking over … Read More
TotalEnergies is making plans to help Uganda utilized its Wind power. The country currently has one of the lowest per capita electricity consumptions in the world with 215 kWh per capita per year.
So far, the country has a total installed energy capacity of 882MW, according to Energypedia.
Meanwhile, according … Read More
President Kaguta Museveni of Uganda and Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto at the groundbreaking ceremony of Dei BioPharma Ltd, a multibillion pharmaceutical drugs and mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Matugga, Wakiso, Uganda. The facility is to focus on applying biotechnology to solve the health challenges of humanity through creation of … Read More
The African Development Bank and the Government of Uganda have signed two financing agreements totaling around $348 million for the improvement of road transport in Uganda. The first is a $276 million financing agreement for the Kampala City Roads Rehabilitation Project; and the second, valued at $71.8 million, is for … Read More
Paris, April 12, 2021 — During a signing ceremony held yesterday in Entebbe, in the presence of Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of Total, as well as representatives of China National Offshore … Read More
Government of Uganda through National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) is putting final touches on a new water treatment plant in Katosi, Mukono district. Works on the 240 million litres per day water production plant are near completion with 95% of project works completed. The new plant will serve over … Read More
In the last 31/2 years, contracts worth UGX 2.15 trillion have been awarded in line with the reservation schemes, representing 26% of the contracts signed by Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA).
Despite being a poor performance of local content engagement, new data shows a growing participation of local content … Read More
Three Infrastructure sector leaders, Ms. Allen C. Kagina (Executive Director, Uganda National Roads Authority), Mr. Selestino Babungi (Managing Director, Umeme Limited – Uganda’s main electricity distribution company) and Dr. Silver Mugisha (Managing Director, National Water & Sewerage Corporation) share information about their organisation’s roles in the development of Uganda.
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Abutment and pier construction on the Ntinda/Kisaasi Interchange works along Phase 2 of K’la Northern Bypass project has been completed. The next works are the beams to be placed across.
On completion, the Interchange will
- reduce traffic flow constraints
- reduce transit times
- improve safety of road users #UNRAworks
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Uganda National Road Authority gives progress update on the road construction in the country. So far, over 700 kms of Oil roads are under construction to support Oil Production & improve connectivity in this area gifted w/ various flora & fauna.
The recently completed section along Masindi [Kisanja] Park … Read More
KAMPALA – Seventy people have run to the High Court, claiming that Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) illegally evicted them from their land.
The group, led by Stephen Lubanza, filed the suit in the civil division of the High Court in Kampala recently.
They seek a declaration that KCCA’s decisions … Read More
President Yoweri Museveni has been in power since 1986 after being involved in the rebellion that overthrew Idi Amin and Milton Obote. He has defied all odds to remain president by amending the constitution to scrap presidential term limits (2005), and the presidential age limit (2017). Indeed, President Yoweri … Read More
President Museveni has commissioned the 150.3kms Soroti–Moroto road which is worth sh646bn.
During the ceremony, President Museveni said the project was fully funded by the government. That the road will reduce travel time between Soroti to Moroto and spur development in Karamoja.
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President Yoweri Museveni over the weekend has commissioned the 104-km Musita-Lumino-Busia-Majanji road linking the eastern part of the country to the border district of Busia in Kenya.
The road was upgraded from gravel to paved bituminous standard and is expected to have a design speed of about 90 km per … Read More