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Romania, Hungary recruit in Asia to fill labour shortage

Bucharest, Romania | AFP |  Sporting yellow safety helmets, about 30 men are busy at work on a construction site south of Bucharest, exchanging a few words in Vietnamese. Faced with a growing labour shortage which threatens their economies, Romania and Hungary are courting Asian workers, going against Hungarian nationalist Prime …

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Chinese firm to construct Kabale central market

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Chinese International Construction Company [CICCO] has won the contract to construct Kabale Central Market.  The contract was signed on Tuesday by Ben Kamugisha, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government in Kampala. According to the Memorandum of Understanding, construction of the market will cost …

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Key road linking Uganda to Kenya graded ahead of Kenyatta visit

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The local community in Moroto is celebrating the construction of the Moroto-Nakiloro road, which borders the Kenyan border in Rupa Sub County.  The road has been in bad shape with potholes and broken bridges in Acholi- Inn and Nakabaat areas, according to residents. Works on …

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Kadaga says MPs will still visit Lubowa hospital site

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said that Parliament will still push to know details about ongoing works at the International Specialized Hospital site at Lubowa in Wakiso district. On Tuesday, a group of legislators from the National Economy Committee accompanied by the Health …

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RDC Suspends UGX 500M Project Over Shoddy Works

Lamwo, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, James Nabinson Kidega has halted the construction of a multi million maternity and outpatient wards at Katum health Centre II in Padibe East Sub County citing shoddy work. Kidega issued the directive to halt the construction works valued at Shillings …

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Price of construction sector inputs increases by 2%

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The price of inputs in the construction sector went up by 2.0 percent for the year ending in January 2019 compared to 1.5 increase of the year that ended in January 2018. This is according to the construction sector indices released by Uganda Bureau …

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