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Compensation of oil pipeline affected persons to start next year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The compensation of people affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project, countrywide is expected to start early next year. The 1,443km crude oil export pipeline will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Hoima in Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga port in …

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MPs question energy ministry officials over failure to spend UGX 10Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has tasked officials from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to explain why they failed to spend 10.1 billion Shillings which was partly meant to compensate Project Affected Persons (PAPs) in different areas. Led by the Permanent Secretary Robert …

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High court issues interim order halting UGX 20 billion road project in Arua

Arua, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  High Court has issued an interim order stopping construction of School and Adroa roads under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID Program in Arua municipality. The two roads valued at Shillings 20 Billion measuring 2.8 kilometers were handed over to China Seventh Group Construction …

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PAC probes Isimba, Karuma dam rock payment omission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Friday tasked Ministry of Energy officials to explain the omission of payment for rock in the contract for construction of Isimba and Karuma Hydro Power Dams. The officials led by the Permanent Secretary Robert …

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UNRA tasked to explain diversion of compensation funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Finance Director of the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA Brazza Kwesiga has been tasked to explain the diversion of 60.5 billion Shillings meant for the compensation of Project Affected Persons (PAPs). The query was first cited by the Auditor General in his report for …

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MPs oppose compensation of Tororo-Gulu railway rehabilitation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Physical Infrastructure Committee has recommended that more than 4,000 People affected by the Tororo-Gulu Railway project should not be compensated. The MPs made the resolution on the project after considering the ministerial statement for the works and transport for financial year 2019/2020. In the …

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Uganda gets $150m loan to construct 4-Lane Expressway

The Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija (Pictured) has signed a $150million loan from the African Development Bank towards the construction of the Busega-Mpigi 4-Lane expressway. The project will involve construction of 4 major interchanges to facilitate interconnection with roads at designated locations including Nabbingo, Nsangi, Maya and Lungala, construction of …

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