The two financial institutions are expected to help government of Uganda to raise over 12.6 trillion Shillings 3.55 Billion required for financing the 1,445km pipeline by the second half of next year. The pipeline will connect Hoima oilfields to the port of Tanga in Tanzania.
Makerere University has finally demolished the illegal kiosks that have been serving cheap food to students. The demolition was done last week on the orders of the Universitys outgoing vice chancellor, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu. This came just a day to the reopening of the new semester on Saturday.
The station located in Mugoye Sub County is the sole source of power across Bugala, the largest Island in Ssese. The hybrid station has a 0.6 megawatts 600 kilowatts solar energy component and 1.0 megawatts 1000 kilowatts of diesel fuel-fired thermal component.
Government has finally commenced the verification of land owners in Amuru Sugar Works Project area in Amuru district. The Sugar works project is a joint venture between Madhvani Group of Companies and the government of Uganda. The project has stalled for at least eight years due to a bitter ownership dispute with locals who claim the area as customary land.