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Sudan’s Bashir aims to ease Egypt concerns over Nile dam

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir said Thursday that the construction of Ethiopia’s controversial Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile River would not impact water supplies to Egypt as feared by Cairo. Visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, for his part, said the project was a “win-win” for …

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Ugandan dam gets US$29million refinancing package

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) and the Dutch Development Bank (FMO), will provide US $29.3 million to refinance the 13 MW Bugoye hydro-electric power station in Kasese, western Uganda. Bugoye has been generating electricity since 2008 and this power is being feed into the …

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VIDEO: Qatar Investors Eye Ayago Hydro Power Dam

VIDEO: Qatar Investors Eye Ayago Hydro Power Dam Kampala, Uganda | NBS UGANDA | Uganda’s improving investment climate continues to attract foreign investors, with a delegation of businessmen from Qatar committing to invest in the country. The businessmen expressed interest in investing in Ayago hydroelectric power in Nwoya district on lake …

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Karuma finally on course

By Joan Akello After delays over jitters of bribery amongst bidders and ministry of energy officials, government has contracted Sinohydro Corporation, a Chinese firm to construct the 600MW Karuma dam. It is estimated the project will cost $1.65 billion (about Shs 4.2 trillion) to develop the dam and a transmission …

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Karuma dam

By Independent Team Museveni blamed as commission agents, government officials conspire to squeeze money out of project Deputy Registrar John Eudes Keitirima’s chambers in the High Court building in Kampala were on Sept. 6 the scene of an interesting spectacle. A construction company, Salini SpA, was seeking an order to …

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