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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UPDATE ON THE ONGOING CONSTRUCTION WORKS AT NTINDA/KISAASI INTERCHANGE IN UGANDA

UPDATE ON THE ONGOING CONSTRUCTION WORKS AT NTINDA/KISAASI INTERCHANGE IN UGANDA

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

  1. reduce traffic flow constraints
  2. reduce transit times
  3. improve safety of road users #UNRAworks
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KAMPALA CAPITAL CITY AUTHORITY IS SUED FOR ILLEGAL DEVELOPMENT

KAMPALA CAPITAL CITY AUTHORITY IS SUED FOR ILLEGAL DEVELOPMENT

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

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UGANDA PRESIDENT COMMISSION SOROTI-MOROTO ROAD PROJECT

UGANDA PRESIDENT COMMISSION SOROTI-MOROTO ROAD PROJECT

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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UGANDA PRESIDENT COMMISSIONED 104KM MUSITA-MAJANJI ROAD

UGANDA PRESIDENT COMMISSIONED 104KM MUSITA-MAJANJI ROAD

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

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