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07:33
07:33

Three Arrested Over Vandalizing Electricity Power Lines police station

Alisat Namulondo, a salon operator in the area, expressed concern that the vandalism of electricity power lines has adversely affected business operations, leading to frequent power outages.
16:24
16:24

Renewable Energy Leaders Join Forces to Accelerate Innovations' Uptake Renewable energy 1

The organisations will collaborate on a series of position papers, policy recommendations and events, culminating in activities and action-oriented discussions at a dedicated hub at the very centre of discussions in COP28, Dubai.
14:36
14:36

Man Electrocuted in Namutumba area

According to reports, Kavuma was attempting to connect an illegal powerline to his cinema hall when he suffered a fatal electric shock. His body has been taken to Bugiri General Hospital mortuary, where it awaits a postmortem examination before being handed over to his family for burial.
11:45
11:45

Hoima Central Market Vendors Protest Persistent Power Blackout sanitation 1 3

Ibrahim Mugisa, a member of the market governing body explains that they have on several occasions informed the council about the power and sewage problem but nothing has been done.
07:40
07:40

Mentally Impaired Man Electrocuted after Fleeing from Shrine death

According to Ssubi, while initiating the cleansing ritual inside the shrine, the client ran outside, climbed the neighboring electricity pole, pulled down electricity conductors, and was electrocuted.
13:12
13:12

Police Impounds Truck Loaded with Electricity Conductors scrap 1 2

The truck registration number, UAZ 691T, was intercepted by a police patrol vehicle at Bugembe trading center. 
10:26
10:26

Police Gives Scrap Dealers Ten Days to Surrender Vandalized Electricity Equipment police spokesperson 1

The Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, James Mubi announced the ultimatum on Thursday, saying that they resolved to give the scrap dealers time to cooperate since many are still harboring vandalized electricity equipment in their warehouses.
08:42
08:42

How Police Arrested Scrap Dealer Linked to Vandalized Electricity Conductors police station 1 1 Top story

Katongole was arrested from his hideout in Seguku along Kampala- Entebbe road before being transferred to Jinja central police station for further interrogation.
12:51
12:51

Two Lynched in Jinja for Vandalising Power Line operation

The two suspects and others still at large stole fuel from the transformer before dismantling electricity power lines.
15:37
15:37

Ex-vandalism Convict Arrested Vandalizing Electricity Transmission Line Power Transmission 1 1

Prior to his arrest on Wednesday evening, Waiswa had just concluded a three year sentence over electricity transmission line vandalism charges, after being arrested and convicted under related circumstances in 2019.
15:53
15:53

Two UMEME Impostors In Custody in Jinja regional police 1 Top story

The two suspects were picked up from Bwase zone in Buwenge town council in Jinja district. It is alleged that while Bwase zone, the suspects informed residents that they had been directed to replace their old Yaka meters with new ones.
10:42
10:42

UMEME Launches Anti-vandalism Campaign in Busoga security 2 1

The campaign involves sensitization of communities in safeguarding electricity lines, on the newly amended electricity act, with emphasis on the penalties involved.
15:09
15:09

Why Isimba Shutdown Makes Uganda Suffer Blackouts and Import Isimba Dam 1 3

Uganda’s power generation plants have the capacity to produce about 1,346 megawatts, according to the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), as of December 2021, while the demand stands at about 800 megawatts.
07:43
07:43

UMEME To Invest 12 Billion Shillings In Revamping Power Lines In Busoga Sub Region electricity 1 1

During the launch of the plan on Wednesday, Umeme said the development is aimed at ensuring timely power supply within the sub region, so as to improve productivity in both the manufacturing and services sectors.
17:58
17:58

More Fossil Fuels Consumed Around the World-Report oil and gas 1 Top story

According to the report, the second half of 2021 saw the beginning of the biggest energy crisis in modern history, exacerbated by the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine in early 2022 and unprecedented global commodity shock.
07:09
07:09

Vandalism of Electricity Transmission Installments Frustrating Businesses in Kasese 5 1

Zeverio Mugisa, the vice-chairperson of Kabughabugha village in Rukoki Sub-county says that as a result of the vandalism, the power supply to various parts of the area has been disrupted.
13:04
13:04

Three arrested over vandalizing electricity lines Busoga East 1 1

Mutesi adds that acts of vandalism are the lead causes of frequent load shedding and are in turn slowing down the process of connecting electric power to their targeted beneficiary communities.
08:58
08:58

Teenager Electrocuted in Iganga accident 1 1

“A woman whom we are yet to identify opened a kiosk in this area yesterday (Friday). She hired electricians to illegally connect power in her premises, which I highly think might have been the main trigger behind today’s electricity circuit,” he said.
10:32
10:32

Nine Arrested over Illegal Demonstration in Jinja police spokesperson

The suspects went on the streets on Friday and Saturday to protest operations against illegal power connections in the areas of Bugembe. They lit old tyres in the middle of the Jinja-Iganga highway, affecting traffic and businesses along the highway.
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