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East Africa’s biggest solar plant launched

Residents of the eastern Uganda town of Soroti may be set to enjoy more stable and affordable power supply following the commissioning of East Africa’s largest solar power plant in the district. The $19million power plant, which is Uganda’s first gridconnected solar plant, will generate 10MW of power, with the …

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Serere MP Bishop Okabe’s election nullified

Soroti High Court on Friday nullified the election of Serere County MP Bishop Patrick Okabe (NRM), blaming the Electoral Commission for organising elections without complying with Uganda’s electoral laws. The ruling followed a petition filed by Joseph Linos Opio against Okabe, Electoral Commission and National Council for Higher Education. Justice Billy Kainamura ruled that the …

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Mukula to defend himself in court Today

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Odeke | Ex-Deputy Health Minister without portfolio George Michael Mukula is to appear before court to start his defence in a case where he is accused of embezzling Shs210 million from the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation account. The Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala ruled that Mukula, has …

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