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JOBS: Electrical engineer UEGCL

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | UEGCL seeks to fill the following vacant position: ELECTRICAL ENGINEER. The electrical engineer will ensure that the Electrical elements in the power plant run smoothly to generate power. He checks electrical machines and machine components, tests their efficiency and makes repairs wherever necessary and …

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COMMENT: UEGCL’s strategic plan

Launched in December 2017, the 5-year plan is to ensure reliable, affordable electricity COMMENT | SIMON P. KASYATE | The renowned English strategic thinker and consultant, Dr. Max McKeown, in one of his best seller books on strategic planning titled `The Strategy Book’, opines that: “With a clever strategy, each action …

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Auditor General lists weak government departments

Auditor General lists weak government departments | Political will to do things is zero, says civil society  NAADS (corruption), Ministry of Finance (domestic arrears, funding shortages) Public universities (unapproved salaries) Local governments (low absorption), URA (tax exemption follow-up, low targets, missed royalties gold) Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development …

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EAST AFRICAN BLACKOUT: Uganda disconnected from Kenyan grid

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) has confirmed that the cause of the power outage that has left several areas in East Africa in a blackout, was in Kenya. Corporate Affairs Manager UEGCL Simon Kasyate told Uganda’s Daily Monitor that they had established the cause …

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Karuma dam construction reaches 71%

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Physical progress of works (civil, hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical) of the construction of the 600MW Karuma hydro-power dam is now at 71% completion rate ahead of official commissioning in December next year. The dam, which is constructed under the ground, is costing the government of Uganda …

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UEGCL sees higher profits ahead

 The company records Shs 13.9bn loss in 2016 Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s electricity generation company, UEGCL, has slipped back into loss making territory a year after it registered a substantial profit in 2015 but the executives say the company has better days ahead. Financial records released in Kampala …

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Karuma to get skyline facility

Energy minister launches construction of Karuma Dam employer’s facility Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | On Oct. 27, the State Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, Simon D’Ujanga, launched the construction of a Permanent Employer’s Camp at the 600MW Karuma Dam. The facility’s cost is part of the entire US$1.7 billion …

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