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Chinese investors petition PM over unstable electricity

Kakiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chinese investors operating different factories in Kakiri Town, Wakiso District have petitioned the Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja to express their frustration with the erratic electricity supply in the area. Represented by Cai Jiashun, Zong Bo and Lin Yangbin, the investors early this week petitioned …

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Five traders electrocuted on lorry in Agago

Agago, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five traders of Patongo Town Council in Agago district have been hospitalized after they were electrocuted on Saturday. The Chairperson of Patongo Business Community George Oloya Gwogwok told Uganda Radio Network – URN that the incident occurred while the traders were traveling from Patongo …

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MPs investigate alleged UGX 28 Billion fraud at UETCL

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Environment and Natural Resources Committee are probing allegations of nepotism and mismanagement of 28 Billion Shillings at the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd-UETCL. Emmanuel Otaala, the Committee chairperson demanded that the company provides a comprehensive report regarding payment of 28 …

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New gov’t electricity firm to offer affordable services: Minister Anite

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Privatisation and Investment, Evelyn Anite, has assured legislators that government’s plan to create a sole electricity company will ensure provision of affordable and accessible electricity. Anite said it is the position of government to move away from using middle men in electricity …

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Deputy solicitor general guides MPs on merger of electricity companies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Solicitor General Pius Biribonwoha has said that the proposed Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022 should not legislate on the merger of different electricity companies since Uganda already has an existing law governing companies. Biribonwoha on Wednesday appeared before Parliament’s Environment and Natural Resources Committee …

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Lower domestic electricity tariffs – LOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga, has proposed a reduction in electricity tariffs for domestic consumers by at least Shs200 per unit. Mpuuga said that the current Shs882 per kilowatt-hour is so high and has led to the decline in the consumption of electricity. …

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Police cite electricity in Bwaise school fire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police preliminary findings have pointed at electricity as a possible cause of the fire outbreak that gutted two school dormitories at Bilal Islamic Primary and Secondary School located in Bwaise Kawempe division. The fire that razed dormitories of senior one and two students started at …

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