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Umeme records Shs139bn net profit

Performance is attributed to increase in electricity demand, cost reduction Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Shareholders of power distributor, Umeme Limited will not go home with nothing in their Annual General Meeting slated later in the year as the company recorded a slight increase in net profit from Shs132bn …

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Gov’t going ahead with feasibility study on Uhuru Falls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Energy, Eng. Simon D’Ujanga says that government will consider conducting the feasibility study on Uhuru Hydro-power project. D’Ujanga made the statement on Tuesday when he appeared before the Natural Resources committee that is currently inquiring into the construction of …

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MPs question Museveni on contractors for dams

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have questioned President Museveni’s decision of directly sourcing contractors for the Karuma, Isimba and Ayago Hydro power dams. MPs on the Physical infrastructure committee on Wednesday met the Minister of State for Energy Simon D’Ujanga over the Isimba dam bridge saga. About …

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Fury over Murchison Falls

Govt proposal to build a sixth power dam on the Nile kicks up storm Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Murchison Falls, one of River Nile’s remaining spectacular waterfalls tops the “bucket list” of iconic sceneries in Uganda that hundreds of thousands of tourists covet when they visit the country. …

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Uganda joins international body on power dams

There is good news for Uganda which is investing heavily in the energy sector development projects to support economic activities. | THE INDEPENDENT | On June 14, Uganda was formally elected as the 101 member of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD). This was announced at the ICOLD’s 87th …

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Umeme’s licence renewal

BOD Chairman Patrick Bitature says negotiations to be concluded before end of year Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Patrick Bitature is a top businessman and entrepreneur in Uganda with interests in the energy, telecommunication, real estate, mining and hospitality sectors. He has earned respect by chairing boards of several …

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