The high construction costs will not deter Uganda from pursuing its $9 billion (about Shs 34 trillion) power plant project, the Energy and Mineral Development has said.
While some have described Uganda’s nuclear/atomic energy ambitions as a huge gamble, Eng Irene Batebe, the permanent secretary of the ministry of Energy … Read More
Uganda plans to construct a chancery building for the Ugandan High Commission in Dodoma, Tanzania.
Through the advertisement published on Thursday, the Ugandan High Commission in Dar es Salaam invites eligible consultants for the project.
After the government relocated its offices in Dodoma, in 2018, the Tanzanian allocated five acres … Read More
Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has ordered students residing in Lumumba Hall of residence to immediately vacate and pave way for its renovation.
A section of students had stayed in Lumumba hall to finish their recess period but in a letter dated September, 12th 2022 by the Vice … Read More
After the successful implementation of the first phase of the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID) Program, Government, has received additional financing to the tune of US$ 360 million from the World Bank/IDA to implement the second phase of the Program (USMID Additional Financing-USMID-AF) for 5 years starting in … Read More
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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