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Umeme sensitizes Bugisu communities against power theft

Namisindwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As a way of reducing the high number of illegal connections in Bugisu region and country at large, electricity distributor Umeme has launched a sensitization drive against power theft. Speaking during the launch of the campaign at Situmi primary school located in Bukhaweka sub county, …

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Umeme launches countrywide sensitization against power theft

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Umeme has today launched a countrywide sensitization drive about dangers of illegal connections. Speaking during the launch of the campaign at Umeme Mbale regional offices, Peter Kaujju, the Umeme public relations officer said that this exercise is going to reduce illegal power connections in the …

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Umeme’s day out with SOS children

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power utility company Umeme has supported SOS Children’s Village with an assortment of scholastic materials including textbooks, laptop computers, exercise books and homecare utensils worth Shs44.5 million. The Corporate Social Responsibility initiative was aimed at giving back to the communities with in which the company operates …

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Umeme to install another substation in Entebbe

The substation will solve load, demand and power reliability challenges faced by Entebbe township Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power distributor Umeme plans to install an additional substation in Entebbe municipality by December this year. This stems from the growing demand for power in the municipality and the need to provide …

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Umeme promises Gulu customers reliable power supply

Gulu, Uganda |  JULIUS BUSINGE | Power distributor, Umeme has embarked on stakeholder engagement meetings across the country, starting with Northern Uganda to explain the company’s planned projects aimed at improving power reliability in the communities.  The Gulu meetings were held last week.  The main objective of the meetings was to inform …

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Umeme receives 5,283 customer funded applications

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Julius Businge | The number of households opting for customer-funded connections to the national power grid is now at 5,283. Power distributor Umeme said on Jan.29 that it received these applications between December 2020 and January 2021. The government had earlier in December implored eligible …

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Umeme opens assault case against Ruhinda North MP Tayebwa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Member of Parliament for Ruhinda North, Thomas Tayebwa is in trouble after Umeme Limited opened a case against him on allegations of assaulting its contractor. Tayebwa is alleged to have assaulted the Umeme Ltd. contractor early this week as he disconnected the MP …

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KCCA starts process to renew contracts of private garbage collectors

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Kampala Capital City Authority – KCCA has embarked on a process to renew contracts of the private garbage collecting companies in Kampala. The six months controversial contract extension of Homkline, Nabugabo Updeal and Kampala Solid Waste Management Consortium is set to expire this month. The six …

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