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MPs recommend additional ugx 334bn to boost electricity use

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Natural Resources committee of parliament has recommended an extra Shillings 334 billion for electricity transmission, generation and distribution projects to utilize excess power. In its report to Parliament, the committee recommends that government allocates an additional Shillings 60 billion to the Rural Electrification Agency …

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COMMENT: Uganda needs 17,000MW of electricity

UEGCL could play a role in developing crucial new generation infrastructure COMMENT | HARRISON E. MUTIKANGA | In his address to the Nation on September 9, 2018; His Excellency the President stated that we are aiming at generating 17,000MW of electricity in the next 10 years. We at Uganda Electricity Generation …

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JOBS: Internal auditor UEGCL

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | UEGCL seeks to fill the following vacant position: INTERNAL AUDITOR. The Internal Auditor will review, evaluate and contribute to the improved effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes and perform audit assignments as directed by the supervisor The minimum education level required to …

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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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