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18:00
18:00

Delayed Relocation of Power Line Slows Bukakata Road Works arab contractors 2 1

The Project manager Wael Ahmed Mohamed says that failure by Umeme to identify companies that can relocate the power lines from the road has greatly affected them.
09:41
09:41

Power Outages Plunge Luweero Into Water Crisis nakasongola 2 1

At least Shillings 150,000 is required to replace a single circuit breaker. According to Kisakye, they lost four circuit breakers on Wednesday affecting the supply of water to 9552 water consumers.
20:02
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Health Ministry Tasks UMEME to Put Hospitals on Direct Power Lines naguru hospital

Now, the State Health Minister in Charge of General Duties, Sarah Achieng, says the electricity company needs to consider put human lives at the forefront of making money.
06:38
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Farmer's Group Stuck With Rice Huller world bank 3 1 Top story

Vicky Ochan, the vice chairperson of the group says members have been forced to mill their rice from millers charging them exorbitant prices in Gulu Town.
11:38
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Parliament Tasks Gov't on Persistent Power Outage in Gulu transformer 3

Parliament has tasked Government to explain the persistent power outage in Gulu that has affected business and caused discontent in the area.
07:20
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Over 13000 Households To Get Free Power Connections In Masaka power theft 1 2

Godfrey Kayemba Afayo, the Mayor Masaka Municipality has welcomed the new program, saying many people in communities will now be able to access power at a cheaper price.
07:50
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Grasshopper Trappers Protest Revised Power Tariff accusation 1 2 Top story

Under the revised rate, UMEME will collect Shillings 350,000 from each bulb connected directly to a power line up from Shillings 250,000 previously.
10:33
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Mbale Municipality Owes Umeme UGX 60M in Unpaid Power Bills road 2 1

Paul Ssempira, the Manager Umeme Mbale branch, says they are waiting for the municipal authorities to agree on a payment plan before they reconnect power on the street lights.
14:00
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Utility Suppliers Illegally Charging Extra Costs umeme 2 1

Wim Vanhelleput, the Chief Executive Officer MTN, says that the bill payment should be free of charge for the customer, and the receiver, who in this case is the utility supplier, should meet the costs.
16:53
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Mpanga Market Rotting Away village 3 3 Top story

The Town Clerk, Deo Ndimo, said he was aware of the issues of Mpanga market but asked for more time so as to comment. But the Mpanga Market Vendors Chairperson, Stephen Asiimwe, calls for transparency if the market is to move forward.
19:05
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Power Outages: Wakiso Residents Attempt to Burn Transformer district 3 1

On Thursday afternoon, residents lit bonfires using old vehicle tyres, saying they have repeatedly petitioned power distributors Umeme to repair the faulty transformer in vain. They said the power outage has fueled crime in the area prompting them to demonstrate to express their anger.
11:33
11:33

Government Assessing Costs of Terminating Umeme Contract ministry of energy 1 2

The Government through the Ministry of Energy and Minerals has said that it is calculating costs that it would incur in terminating the contract of power distribution company Umeme.
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Energy Activist Calls For Muloni Censure Over UMEME salim saleh 2 1 Top story

An energy activist group has said non-renewal of the UMEMEs concession as electricity distributor will not end what it calls endemic corruption and mismanagement of the electricity sector. While Africa Institute for Energy Governance AFIEGO welcomes President Musevenis directive against renewal of UMEMEs concession, it is calling for more action including punitive measures against Energy Minister Irene Muloni and her ministry officials.
15:16
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One Electrocuted in Luweero christmas holidays 3 1

Jennifer Ayesiga, the Officer In charge of Kasana Police Post, says they are hunting for Ssekatawa, adding that they have summoned electricians to confirm whether the door was wired deliberately.
17:32
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Umeme Worker Killed While Erecting Electricity Pole killed on duty 1 Top story

Amos Mayembe, a boda boda cyclist says the Umeme workers were overpowered by the huge pole.
16:15
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Two Electrocuted, Six Others Injured pallisa district

The eight were electrocuted while extending a tent, which came into contact with a live electricity power line, during the preparation for the wedding of John Muwanika, Police driver and his wife Topista Namuzugu.
18:31
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MPs Grill Energy Minister Over Electricity Distribution umeme 4 1

Members of Parliament sitting on the National Economy committee have today grilled the Minister of Energy, Irene Muloni on what they called regional imbalance in electricity distribution.
16:37
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NSSF Defends Purchase of Umeme Shares umeme contract 3

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has today defended the purchase of Umeme shares worth 34 billion Uganda Shillings in May 2014 after parliament had recommended the termination of its contract. Geraldine Ssali, the acting Managing Director NSSF, today reaffirmed that they had followed the procedure when the additional shares were purchased. Ssali further said that there were no indications from cabinet and the Ministry of Finance that the Umeme concession was going to be terminated.
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Umeme Given 3 Months Ultimatum to Stabilize Supply in Kitgum lack of power 2

The Resident District Commissioner (RDC) of Kitgum district Lt. Okot Santos Lapolo has issued a 3 months ultimatum to Umeme Power Limited to stabilize electricity supply or face the wrath of business community in the district.
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