INTERCHANGE AT SENTEMA ALONG KAMPALA-NORTHERN BYPASS AT 60%

INTERCHANGE AT SENTEMA ALONG KAMPALA-NORTHERN BYPASS AT 60%

Sentema interchange at 60% complete according to UNRA Uganda.

The construction of an interchange at sentema which is along Kampala – Northern Bypass is at 60%. This was announced by Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA).

According to UNRA, the Sentema is now widened to ensure future free flow of traffic …

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TANZANIA, KENYA AND UGANDA ARE REVAMPING THEIR OLD RAILWAYS

TANZANIA, KENYA AND UGANDA ARE REVAMPING THEIR OLD RAILWAYS

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; …

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UGANDA PRESIDENT COMMISSIONED ELECTRONIC FENCE AT KESESE

UGANDA PRESIDENT COMMISSIONED ELECTRONIC FENCE AT KESESE

Uganda President commission fence at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasese.

President Yoweri Museveni has announced via his official twitter account the commissioning of an electronic fence. This fence will be located at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasese.

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MAINTENANCE ENGINEER VACANCY AT TOTAL, UGANDA

MAINTENANCE ENGINEER VACANCY AT TOTAL, UGANDA

Total is the fifth largest publicly-traded integrated oil and gas company in the world, with 100,000 employees in more than 130 countries worldwide. Our size and performance rank us as one of the top five global oil companies. “We are among the majors that invest the most in exploration. More

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NIGERIAN’S ENERGO TO REHABILITATE UGANDA’S JINJA HIGHWAY.

NIGERIAN’S ENERGO TO REHABILITATE UGANDA’S JINJA HIGHWAY.

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 …

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KIBEMBE PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE COMPLETED IN UGANDA

KIBEMBE PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE COMPLETED IN UGANDA

Uganda’s Kibembe pedestrian bridge  has been completed in Sironko District.

Kibembe pedestrian bridge in Kibembe Sironko District has been complete in Uganda. The bridge which is vital for Sironko District will enable movement of people safer.

Ministry of work and transportation made the statement via their official twitter handle. According …

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BUFULUBI-KYANDO-BUYEMBA ROAD GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

BUFULUBI-KYANDO-BUYEMBA ROAD GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

Bufulubi-Kyando-Buyemba Road ground breaking ceremony kick-off in Uganda

Bufulubi-Kyando-Buyemba Road ground breaking ceremony has kick-off. The ceremony which was perform in Mayuge district in eastern Uganda will ease movement of people and improve lives.

The road is of low cost seal technology that is connecting the people of Imanyiro & …

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PARLIAMENT SPEAKER ASK GOVT TO ABANDON DAM PROJECT IN UGANDA

PARLIAMENT SPEAKER ASK GOVT TO ABANDON DAM PROJECT IN UGANDA

Parliament speaker urge Government to abandon construction of Murchison Falls Dam

Uganda Speaker for Parliament has urge the Government to Abandon the proposed power dam construction. According to her, she is seeking assurance from the government. This will enable the Murchison Falls to be untouchable.

Early this month, a publication …

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UGANDA TO SPEND US$205M ON RESTORATION OF OLD RAILWAY

UGANDA TO SPEND US$205M ON RESTORATION OF OLD RAILWAY

Uganda plans to invest  US$205 million to restore railway linking Kampala to Malaba.

Uganda government is making plans to restore its old railways. The plans is to invest  US$205 million (about Shs 768 billion) in the railway that will link Kampala to Malaba.

The plan upgrade will help boost monthly …

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UGANDA TO BORROW €20M FOR KARAMOJA PROJECT SURVEY

UGANDA TO BORROW €20M FOR KARAMOJA PROJECT SURVEY

Uganda to borrow €20m for karamoja survey projects.

Uganda Government will borrow €20m from Corporate Internationalization fund of Spain for Karamoja project survey. This was make public by government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo.

Cabinet member authorize the fund which will be use for the implementation of the Airborne Geophysical survey and …

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FIDIC-GAMA 2019 CONFERENCE

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FIDIC-GAMA 2019 CONFERENCE

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

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CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH VOLTAGE POWER LINE ON TRACK IN UGANDA

CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH VOLTAGE POWER LINE ON TRACK IN UGANDA

High voltage power line under construction in Uganda

Uganda Government is constructing a high voltage power line in Karuma. The 60 kilometres High Voltage Power Line will connect Karuma Power Station to Olwiyo, Nwoya District. It will have an onward transmission to other area in the nation. Such areas include; …

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AFRICA’S YOUNG ENGINEERS ARE RISING

AFRICA’S YOUNG ENGINEERS ARE RISING

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

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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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UGANDA PRESIDENT TO OFFICIATE IN ZIMBABWE 60TH INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR

UGANDA PRESIDENT TO OFFICIATE IN ZIMBABWE 60TH INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR

President Museveni is in Zimbabwe to officiate the 60th International Trade Fair in Bulawayo.

President Museveni is in Zimbabwe for a two-day visit after accepting an invitation from President Mnangagwa. The Uganda number one citizen is expected to officiate at the 60th Zimbabwe International Trade Fair in Bulawayo.

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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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