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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CONSTRUCTION OF MUTUKULA REGIONAL MARKET BEGINS IN UGANDA

CONSTRUCTION OF MUTUKULA REGIONAL MARKET BEGINS IN UGANDA

The flag-off ceremony for the long awaited market construction is set to kick-off.

The project which will be located along the Uganda-Tanzania border is funded by South African-based Degitech Energy Company Ltd at a construction cost of Shs2.8 trillion.

It is expected to bring together manufacturers, retailers, distributors and consumers

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BUILDING MATERIALS LAB CONSTRUCTION TO KICK-OFF AFTER FUNDS WAS SECURED IN UGANDA

BUILDING MATERIALS LAB CONSTRUCTION TO KICK-OFF AFTER FUNDS WAS SECURED IN UGANDA

The plans to have a building material laboratory is going to be realised after fund for the project was secured.

The laboratory construction will aimed at reducing the usage of substandard Materials by ensuring that quality materials are used when it comes to the construction of building and roads in

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GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR A 66KM ATIAK – LAROPI ROAD, UGANDA

GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR A 66KM ATIAK – LAROPI ROAD, UGANDA

President Yoweri K Museveni will officiate at the Ground Breaking ceremony for the construction of Atiak – Laropi road. The project will receive funding from the EU and Govt of Uganda to enable Strabag Int. handle construction of the 66km paved road.

 

According to Strabag Int., site mobilisation
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UGANDA GOVT. GIVE CONTRACTOR DEADLINE TO COMPLETE MASAKA MARKET PROJECT

UGANDA GOVT. GIVE CONTRACTOR DEADLINE TO COMPLETE MASAKA MARKET PROJECT

Uganda government has given contractor handling the construction of Masaka Central Market up to November 30 to complete the work and handover the project or risk a penalty.

During an inspection by Local Government minister Raphael Magyezi on the project, he noted the project is behind schedule compared to other

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UGANDA GOVT. SECURE FUNDS TO CONSTRUCT THREE ROAD PROJECTS

UGANDA GOVT. SECURE FUNDS TO CONSTRUCT THREE ROAD PROJECTS

Uganda Government has secure a fund worth US$136milion(Shs500billion) for the construction of three road projects in the country.

The project is fully funded by the government of Uganda under the National Road Development and Maintenance Programme (NRDMP) Budget.

The three roads are: (1) Upgrading of Kira-Matugga road and improvement of

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UGANDA’s KITALA-GERENGE ROAD CONSTRUCTION AT 60% COMPLETE

UGANDA’s KITALA-GERENGE ROAD CONSTRUCTION AT 60% COMPLETE

Construction of Kitala-Gerenge road is at 60% complete according to Uganda National Road Agency (UNRA).

The agency announced via its social media handle as the road will links Gerenge fishing site to Entebbe mainland & Pearl Marina, a futuristic lakeside city.

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UGANDA MINISTER SAYS GOVT. TO GET CONSULTANT FOR STADIUM CONSTRUCTION

UGANDA MINISTER SAYS GOVT. TO GET CONSULTANT FOR STADIUM CONSTRUCTION

The construction of Akii-Bua Olympic Stadium is at its final stage as government plans to secure two consultants.

Minister of State for Sports, Denis Hamson Obua while making the statement noted that under the public procurement processes of Uganda, consultants will do a detailed feasibility study that includes environmental and

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MASAKA-BUKAKATA ROAD CONSTRUCTION AT 33% COMPLETE IN UGANDA

MASAKA-BUKAKATA ROAD CONSTRUCTION AT 33% COMPLETE IN UGANDA

Uganda Road Authority (UNRA) has announced via it social media handle of the progress made on the construction of Masaka-Bukakata road project 

The 41km road is expected to accelerate exploitation of Trade & Agricultural opportunities within the new City.

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WHY THE PUBLIC NEEDS TO PROTECT KAMPALA INFRASTRUCTURE

WHY THE PUBLIC NEEDS TO PROTECT KAMPALA INFRASTRUCTURE

The improvement in the city of Kampala is an amazing site to see and all credit goes to Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).

Over the past couple of months, Kampala’s infrastructure has been changing and offering a new outlook that befits a city status. The city has seen the expanded

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FIELD TECHNICIAN AT TUGENDE, UGANDA

FIELD TECHNICIAN AT TUGENDE, UGANDA

Tugende Field Technician is a thorough professional with a practical mind and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be required to work autonomously and responsibly by conducting asset pre-delivery inspections, delivery coordination, installations, testing, repairs and maintenance of all Tugende assets.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete the procurement process
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UGANDA DEVELOPING CRITICAL ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT OIL PRODUCTION

UGANDA DEVELOPING CRITICAL ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT OIL PRODUCTION

Masindi/ Kisanja Park, Tangi & Paraa — Buliisa roads project [159km]. Set to support Oil Production in the Albertine region. It crosses Murchison Falls National Park — a major tourist destination covering about 3,893km and home to several mammal and bird species. 

Uganda discovered commercially viable oil deposits in the

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