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 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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Pres. @KagutaMuseveni will today commission the 183MW Isimba Hydro
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 …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
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 …Read More
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, …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …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
Uganda gets US$212 million from Chinese government for Rural Electrification Programme.
The Chinese government have given a US$212 million loan to Uganda to help support its rural electrification programme. Uganda plans to increase its rural electrification access rate to 51 per cent by 2030. Under the rural electrification programme it …Read More
Uganda will expand its power sector with the US$ 14m loan from India.
The loan would be extended to Kampala to build electricity transmission lines and substations. The sector’s financing gap is currently more than US$ 500m on the downside. The gap is due to faulty sections of the country’s …Read More
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 …Read More
Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as 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 …Read More
Motions to connect the Eastern part Africa through railway network are on. The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) are on track with financial deal signed by the president of Uganda Yoweri Museveni.
After two years delay Uganda finally agreed to sign the deal for the SGR to connect East Africa via …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction management and technical services worldwide. Tetra Tech International Development Services is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Ugandan candidates for a range of technical and administrative positions needed to staff an anticipated USAID funded agricultural development program …Read More
Uganda Government signs US$4 Billion Oil Refinery Agreement
Irene Muloni, Uganda Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, have signed a contract with the Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium. The event which was presided over by President Museveni saw the end of the Ugandan government’s five year struggle to get a company …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