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Fury over Murchison Falls

Govt proposal to build a sixth power dam on the Nile kicks up storm Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Murchison Falls, one of River Nile’s remaining spectacular waterfalls tops the “bucket list” of iconic sceneries in Uganda that hundreds of thousands of tourists covet when they visit the country. …

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Gov’t promises to extend Umeme concession

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Finance Minister Matia Kasaija says the government is to extend power distributor Umeme’s concession. His revelation ends the uncertainty over Umeme’s future in Uganda’s energy sector as electricity supplier. Kasaija in his 2019/20 financial year budget speech however said the concession with Umeme Limited …

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Back off Lake Edward basin–Campaigners tell government

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With just days before the government announces the next round of oil exploration licenses, activists have asked government to stay away from the Lake Edward basin area, where the block is found. In a letter issued over the weekend, the activists under Coalition of …

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