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07:41
07:41

Government Hands Electro-Maxx 6-Year Power Deal district 1

The Acting Director of Energy Resources in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, James Banabe last week said they had rejected pressure from Electro-Maxx to add US 2 cents for capacity building.
19:33
19:33

Uganda Preparing for Surplus Electricity westnile power 1 5

The electricity sector went through a number of changes including liberalization, which allowed in private sector investments. Uganda Electricity Board was unbundled to create three successor companies. Those included Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited, Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited and Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited.
13:43
13:43

Auditor General Rejects UGX 250 Bn Claim By Oil Companies tullow uganda 2 1 Top story

The rejected costs had been inflated by the companies in order to claim more money from government when oil production begins.
18:57
18:57

Government Drafts New Minerals Policy artisanal miners 1

Joseph Okedi, an Assistant Commissioner in Charge of Mining in an interview neither denied nor confirmed the allegations that corruption is undermining the sector. Okedi says the Mineral and Mining Policy of 2016 is just one of the reforms in the sector.
08:11
08:11

Schools Lead in Depleting Forest Cover - Ministry forest reserve 4 3

Fredrick Ssemwogerere, the Deputy Masaka Chief administrative officer says Masaka district Natural Resource department has found schools to be leading destructive force for the ecosystem. He however adds that the district is working together with the Ministry of Energy to promote modern institutional rocket stoves.
12:26
12:26

Gold Mining Thrives in Namayingo Despite Ban illegal gold mining 8 3

Sarah Nantale, a resident of Sango A village has been mining gold for the last two years after failing to secure meaningful employment.
10:04
10:04

Pump Fuel prices may drop says Minister. petrol 1

D\' Ujang in an interview says the fuel prices may fall as government makes the next round of fuel importation.
08:04
08:04

Kooki Businessmen Frustrated as REA Switches Off Power 5 1

However, barely a week after connecting the area, the Rural Electrification Agency –REA switched off the power leaving residents confused.
07:53
07:53

Lawsuit, Petitions as Oil Refinery Land Compensation Process Drags On pepd uganda 3 1 Top story

Hangi says that the Refinery Affected Persons study was only approved in December 2012 and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development started the process for procuring the implementing consultant in March 2013. This consultant was hired in June 2013 and that is when the on-going compensation exercise started. In government’s view, the process has not taken long.
11:50
11:50

MP Doubts Chinese Firm's Capacity To Build Karuma Dam energy minister

MP Baryayanga says that besides being overly expensive, SynoHydro was blacklisted in Mauritius, Botswana and Iran where it constructed dams that did not produce a single megawatt. He said that while China Water Electric Corporation (CWEC) was to construct the dam at 1.3 billion dollars, SynoHydro will construct it at 2.1 billion dollars and the transmission line at 290 million dollars.
13:18
13:18

Karuma Residents Give Gov't Two Months Ultimatum

Over 400 people in Oyam and Kiryandongo district evicted from their land to pave way for the construction of Karuma Hydro power project have given government an ultimatum of two months to compensate them or they return to their land.
07:32
07:32

Bujagali May Not Be Ready Next Month - ERA Boss new power tariffs

Power consumers may have to wait yet again before enjoying electricity from Bujagali after it emerged that the hydro power project will not be ready for operation by February as had been publicized.
10:32
10:32

Buseruka Mini Power Dam Completion Delays

The power project was slated for commissioning in November last year but energy ministry permanent secretary, Fred Kabagambe Kaliisa, says the project will be completed in mid 2012.
15:21
15:21

Nakasongola Cassava Processing Plant Re-Opens 1

Nakasongola Cassava processing Plant in Wabigalo Sub County has reopened almost a year after it closed due to fuel costs and failure to secure electricity connection.
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