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MPs decry poor state of roads in constituencies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have called on government to improve the road infrastructure in the country if road carnage is to reduce. The legislators were on Thursday debating a motion urging the government to bolster efforts geared at promoting road safety. The motion moved by Alex Ruhunda, …

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Transparency in government projects is taking root – new report

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | As the government continues to put much emphasis on investing in big infrastructure ventures, some members of the public have raised concerns about transparency right from procurement up to completion of projects. But a new report, the 4th of this nature, published on Feb.12 by …

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Road construction in DRC to boost trade – Minister Wamala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has plans to construct more roads in neighboring countries as a means to boost trade. This was revealed by the Minister for Works General Katumba Wamala who was addressing journalists at the government media centre on Tuesday on the proposal that will see Uganda …

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Key gov’t projects slowed by greed, lengthy procurement processes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State agencies overseeing infrastructure development have put the blame on the errant government officials and the procurement regime for the delays in implementing public infrastructure projects. This comes after Finance Minister Matia Kasaija challenged Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda to find ways of ensuring …

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Kilembe mines seeks UGX 3Bn to restore power supply

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kilembe Mines Limited is seeking over 3 billion Shillings to restore infrastructure damaged by the breakdown of power grids hit by the recurrent floods and landslides in Kasese district. Kilembe mines in Kasese district suffered two waves of flash floods on May 7 and on …

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