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900 to get free electricity connection in Gulu and Kitgum

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 900 people in Gulu and Kitgum districts are to benefit from the free electricity connection policy. The policy under the Rural Electrification Agency – REA started two years ago but was halted in March last year due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Doreen …

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Uganda lost Sh25 billion to vandalism, power theft in 2020

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Government through the Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited -UEDCL made a loss of sh25.5billion in 2019/2020 financial year due to vandalism and power theft.  UEDCL operates various businesses like leasing out electricity distribution infrastructure to UMEME, electricity pole plant operations and electricity distribution in eight …

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Refurbishment of Lira–Kitgum power lines starts

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The refurbishment of the Gulu –Lira and Gulu –Kitgum power lines has commenced.  The Six Billion Shillings project was to take the last six months from November 2019 to April 2020, but due to the outbreak of COVID -19, it was halted only to resume …

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