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UGANDA: Electricity generation and demand

Business-as-usual must be challenged if we are going to accelerate the turnaround of Uganda by 2020 COMMENT: By Harrison E. Mutikanga There is increasing debate within the public domain and in particular the energy sector on whether to continue investing in electricity generation facilities or shift focus to transmission and …

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VIDEO: Museveni’s roadside call moment

NBS: When President Yoweri Museveni made a surprise stop Kyeirumba in Isingiro on Monday. He talked to residents and made phone call. Residents hailed him for the improvement on their main road and he discussed energy options for them, including solar. Share on:

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VIDEO: UNRA razes illegal structures at Kalerwe

NBS: The Uganda National roads Authority this morning demolished a number of buildings and stalls along the bypass to pave way for the construction extension of the Kampala Northern Bypass. There were exchanges in some areas especially at Kalerwe with users of the land claiming that they were not notified …

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Mission accomplished?

Brian Gouldie, the outgoing MTN Uganda CEO, says he is not being replaced in Uganda because of non-performance. Reacting to The Independent’s lead story titled, ‘Why MTN boss is leaving’ (June 03-09), Gouldie defended his two-year tenure saying the company’s objectives of bringing him to Uganda have been achieved. Without …

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The shutdown of Entebbe Road

The triumph of security over politics in Museveni’s quest to contain Besigye’s defiance From Saturday, May 28 to June 03, Uganda has been a host of two visiting dignitaries – Presidents Park Geun-hye of South Korea and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. For most of the entire week, the road …

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PROBE: How UNRA misappropriated sh4 trillion

President Yoweri Museveni has been handed a 1300 page report after a six-month probe on Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) activities by Lady Justice Bamugemereire. In the report, it was discovered that at least sh4 trillion was misappropriated by the old UNRA structure. Whereas sh9 trillion was used to construct …

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Achieving middle-income status in 5 years

Museveni’s latest politicking joke or a realistic national target? When President Yoweri Museveni takes the oath of president for the sixth time on May 12 at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds in Kampala, it appears he will have one goal clearly on his mind: delivering Uganda to the middle income bracket by …

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