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Lessons from national electricity blackouts

Government has the capacity to mobilise equipment and manpower and respond quickly to emergencies COMMENT | HARRISON E. MUTIKANGA | The recent locust invasion, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, extreme hydrological events with increased precipitation and rising Lake Victoria water levels, degraded lake catchment, and the subsequent potential threats to dam …

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Water and sanitation deadlock

  Museveni, experts call for holistic approach to deal with sector challenges Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | What would it take to improve water access, sanitation in most African countries that are essentially poor? This is one question that came up during the 20th Water and Sanitation International Congress …

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Isimba dam contractor pleads with MPs over withheld UGX 154b

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Isimba Power Dam contractor has asked Parliament to compel Government to release 154 billion shillings it’s holding.  The Ministry of Energy and Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) is holding 154 Billion shillings for the Isimba Dam Contractor China Water and Electrical Company Ltd until …

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Electricity generation company in record Shs24bn profit

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) announced on Dec.17 that it had made a net profit of Shs24.7bn for the financial year 2018/19, up from a loss of Shs10.8bn a year before. Officials said the profit, the first since the company’s inception in 2001, …

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