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China-Backed Investor Licensed to Mine Limestone in Moroto 2 1

The company will mine 8,000 tonnes of limestone daily at Moroto’s Rupa Sub-County in Karamoja sub-region.
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Oil Third Licensing Round Underway says Bateebe Oil and gas 1 1 Top story

Bateebe confirmed that several areas in the Albertine Graben have been earmarked for exploration and will be announced for the third competitive bidding.
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Emirati Prince Enters Refinery Negotiation In Uganda 2 1

Ruth Nankabirwa confirmed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 22nd December 2023
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Umeme Exit Transition Has Begun Says Nankabirwa UMEME CONCESSION 1 Top story

Umeme could be paid over $2020 million as a buyout amount as unrecovered costs on investments during the 20 years of the concession. There is also a dispute of 145 million dollars that Umeme wants the regulator to include as unrecovered investment costs.
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What to Expect in Electricity Sector in 2024 1 Top story

The sector has been opened up for private-sector players in the transmission and generation sectors. Will 2024 see the legal and policy reforms implemented?
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Nuclear Made Historical Entry Into Energy Transition At COP28 atomic energy 1 Top story

At the conference hosted by the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai, countries called for accelerating the deployment of low-emission technologies including nuclear energy to help achieve deep and rapid decarbonization.
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Can Uganda's Critical Minerals Rebuild, Rewire It's Energy? 1 Top story

With the growing demand for copper, there is all indication that Uganda can take a share of billions of dollars if Uganda revived copper production and processing
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A Glimpse Into Uganda’s Energy Transition Strategy (Part One) COP28 Dubai 1 Top story

Uganda is seeking to accelerate its efforts to reach universal access to clean energy. Today only 57% of Uganda’s population has access to some sort of clean energy or electricity.
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New Bill in Offing to Enforce Minimum Energy Performance Standards 1 3

Dr. Ruth Nankabirwa, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development revealed the proposed law will mandate the Ministry and the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), to issue product-specific minimum energy performance standards for the various sectors of the economy.
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Gov’t Rallies Dealers in Extractive Earth Materials to Expedite Registration mineral rights 1 3

Agnes Alaba, the Commissioner for the Mines Department at the Ministry, revealed that whoever is currently interacting with any minerals such as dealers, artisanal and small-scale miners, and transporters is required to register to avoid conflicting with the law.
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Uganda, South Sudan Sign Electricity Export Deal 1

Trading of electricity across the border is expected to benefit the towns of Oraba and Elegu in Uganda, and Kaya and Nimule in South Sudan.
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Isimba Dam Flooding Raises More Questions Than Answers uegcl 1 3 Top story

While there are questions on whether there is a need to import electricity from Kenya, some suggest the bigger questions include whether Isimba Dam was insured. Why should the government pay to repair the Dam after the floods if it was really insured? What about the threats the Dam poses to nearby communities?
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Cash-Strapped Phosphate Investor Asks For Museveni’s Rescue minerals uganda 3 1 Top story

“Currently our mother company in China has been working with ICBC in China and export insurance Company on the funding issue. In meantime our company is still looking for other state-owned institutions in China to talk about future cooperation,” said L V Weidong.
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Energy Ministry Lobbies Lawmakers To Expedite Mining Bill, 2021 minerals 2 1

On 7 December 2021, Peter Lokeris, the Minister of State for Energy led officials from the Ministry and introduced the Bill to Parliament’s Committee Environment and Natural Resources for scrutiny. The Minister disclosed that the Ministry is lobbying the lawmakers to expedite the amendments when plenary resumes because several private mineral license holders are not performing to capacity as required.
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