SEVERAL POTHOLES RE-EMERGED ON FOUR KAMPALA CITY IN UGANDA

SEVERAL POTHOLES RE-EMERGED ON FOUR KAMPALA CITY IN UGANDA

Several potholes have re-emerged on four Kampala City roads a few months after they were patched up with compacted gravel, according to reports.

The roads, which are in a sorry state, have made life hard for motorists and pedestrians.  The roads sampled include Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Street, all

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UGANDA GOVT. TO CONVERT NAMANVE THERMAL POWER PLANT TO LPG UNIT

UGANDA GOVT. TO CONVERT NAMANVE THERMAL POWER PLANT TO LPG UNIT

According to Energy Minister Ruth Nankabirwa, the government has already secured a memorandum of understanding with the government of Tanzania to convert Namanve Thermal Power Plant into a Liquefied Petroleum Gas production unit.

The Ministry of Energy has said it is engaging the government of Tanzania to convert the recently

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BUYENDE NUCLEAR PLANT CONSTRUCTION TO COST UGANDA US$9BILLION

BUYENDE NUCLEAR PLANT CONSTRUCTION TO COST UGANDA US$9BILLION

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

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UGANDA GOVT. TO CONSTRUCT CHANCERY BUILDING IN TANZANIA

UGANDA GOVT. TO CONSTRUCT CHANCERY BUILDING IN TANZANIA

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

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LUMUMBA HALL TO BE RENOVATED AFTER 50YEARS IN UGANDA

LUMUMBA HALL TO BE RENOVATED AFTER 50YEARS IN UGANDA

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

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GOVERNMENT OPERATIONALIZES THE SECOND PHASE OF USMID PROGRAM- THE ADDITIONAL FINANCING (2019/19- 2022/23)

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONALIZES THE SECOND PHASE OF USMID PROGRAM- THE ADDITIONAL FINANCING (2019/19- 2022/23)

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

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COURTS EXTEND BUILDING DEMOLITION PLANS BY KCCA IN UGANDA

COURTS EXTEND BUILDING DEMOLITION PLANS BY KCCA IN UGANDA

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,

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CONSTRUCTION OF TWO BKK FERRIES BEGINS IN UGANDA

CONSTRUCTION OF TWO BKK FERRIES BEGINS IN UGANDA

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

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UGANDA WATER MINISTRY TO RESTORE REGULAR WATER SUPPLY IN SOME COUNTY

UGANDA WATER MINISTRY TO RESTORE REGULAR WATER SUPPLY IN SOME COUNTY

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

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MP ASK UGANDA GOVT. TO RELEASE FUND FOR UPGRADE OF ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

MP ASK UGANDA GOVT. TO RELEASE FUND FOR UPGRADE OF ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

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

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UGANDA’s GOVT SPEND Shs400B ON LUBOWA INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL

UGANDA’s GOVT SPEND Shs400B ON LUBOWA INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL

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

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CONSTRUCTION OF 125KM KASINDI-BENI-BUTEMBO ROAD PROJECT BEGINS

CONSTRUCTION OF 125KM KASINDI-BENI-BUTEMBO ROAD PROJECT BEGINS

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

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CONSTRUCTION OF 132KV TRANSMISSION LINE IN DERAIL OVER DESPITE

CONSTRUCTION OF 132KV TRANSMISSION LINE IN DERAIL OVER DESPITE

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

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TOTAL ENERGIES TO HELP UGANDA TAP THE WINDPOWER GOLDMINE

TOTAL ENERGIES TO HELP UGANDA TAP THE WINDPOWER GOLDMINE

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

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GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR MULTI-BILLION PHARMACEUTICAL FACILITY IN UGANDA

GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR MULTI-BILLION PHARMACEUTICAL FACILITY IN UGANDA

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

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LAKE ALBERT PROJECT GETS A MAJOR BOOST AS TOTAL, TANZANIA AND UGANDA SIGN KEY AGREEMENTS

LAKE ALBERT PROJECT GETS A MAJOR BOOST AS TOTAL, TANZANIA AND UGANDA SIGN KEY AGREEMENTS

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

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UGANDA NATIONAL ROADS AUTHORITY INCREASES NUMBER OF CONTRACTS AWARDED TO LOCAL FIRMS

UGANDA NATIONAL ROADS AUTHORITY INCREASES NUMBER OF CONTRACTS AWARDED TO LOCAL FIRMS

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

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SPOTLIGHT ON UGANDA’S ROAD, POWER AND WATER SECTOR LEADERS

SPOTLIGHT ON UGANDA’S ROAD, POWER AND WATER SECTOR LEADERS

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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