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13:59
13:59

Surveyors Vandalize Vehicle after Being Stopped from Planting Markstones in the Road land 2 3 Top story

Sulah Wasswa, a resident within the area, says the scene was chaotic as contractors tasked surveyors to avail requisite documents allowing them to open boundaries in vain.
11:49
11:49

Stirling Civil Engineering Dumping Waste in Jinja Wetlands street 2 2

The company was contracted to construct the 2.9 kilometres of Eng Zhikusooka Road and Main Street extension in Jinja district, under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development- USMID project.
17:45
17:45

Farmers Demand Compensation as Floating Debris Destroys Fish Cages Jinja 1 1 Top story

Led by their Chairperson, Majid Magumba, the Fishermen say they don’t have money to service the loans they acquired to inject in the enterprise since their main source of income has been crashed.
16:57
16:57

Kiira, Bujagali Power Plants Fully Restored - Eskom operation 2 2 Top story

According to ESKOM Uganda Limited, the company with a concession to operate and maintain Nalubaale and Kiira Hydro Power stations, the floating Island which originated from Lake Victoria Basin as a result of the current rising water levels created extensive debris and waste material that blocked the water intake screens, through which water for power generation is transported.
15:39
15:39

Mayuge District Engineer Interdicted street

Martin Kasule, the Chief Administrative Officer, has directed Fabion Wanjukyi to handover his office to Tom Mudimbo, another engineer working under the water department.
19:01
19:01

Two Dead, Scores Trapped As Building Collapses in Jinja road 2

The building collapsed at around 5:45 pm. It is believed that there were more than 45 workers on site.
11:42
11:42

Engineers Blame Masaka Road Defects to Poor Construction, Delayed Maintenance performance 4 1 Top story

Badru Kiggundu, a seasoned Civil Engineer, Academic and Consultant, says most of the defects that manifest reflect the mistakes that could have been done during the designing or construction phases. He says while designing a road, every aspect is looked at even giving room for possible future changes but this couldn’t have been catered for.
11:57
11:57

Jinja Municipality Residents Protest Plans to Erect Telecom Mast village 3 1

They argue that there are four schools, residential houses, and a hospital and installing a mast in the area is hazardous to their health.
13:52
13:52

Kyambogo Students Strike Cost University Shs40M street 1 1

The violent strike left several properties including car windscreens, several glasses and louvers of several buildings at the institution shattered.
11:28
11:28

Norway Targets to Create Million jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa Jinja 2 1 Top story

Ulstein explained that sub-Saharan Africa is one of the most important investment hubs on the continent with unexplored opportunities in the energy sector, which Norway plans to explore so as to create more jobs.
16:49
16:49

State House Anti-Corruption Unit Arrests Kakira Town Clerk home 1 1

Gulale was arrested on Wednesday together with the council auditor, Peter Mulaavu and Fred Kisige, the engineer of Bugembe town council.
10:21
10:21

MV Templar Rescue Operation, The other Side of Bryan White mukono district 3 1 Top story

Edwin Kasujja, a coxswain and diver from Ggaba landing site, says the presence of Bryan White eased their work during the operation. He explained that Bryan White would intervene whenever they would need money, which cut out government bureaucracy.
10:05
10:05

Operation to Retrieve Capsized Boat Resumes engineer 1 Top story

On Wednesday, Asuman Mugyenyi, the Director of Operations Uganda Police Force delivered a 400m steel cable valued at Shillings 72 million to be used to pull the wreckage.
11:15
11:15

Contractor Yet to Fix Defects on USMID Roads Almost a Year Later arua 1 1 Top story

Fred Musoke, the site Engineer Abubaker Technical Services told URN that they are aware of the directive to correct the defects, but denied claims that they have turned a blind eye.
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.
07:34
07:34

Gov't to Construct UGX 9B Bridge in Kamwenge construction 2

Engineer Cuthbert Abigaba Mirembe, the Kibaale County Member of Parliament hailed the government for the development and cautioned the contractor to avoid shoddy work and promote local content.
16:47
16:47

Police, Clash With Mbale Vendors Over Mast Installation center 5

Ayubu Madoi, the Chairperson Mbale Central Market, says he received a letter from the town clerk last month notifying him about the proposed installation of the mast on the market building, a proposal that was rejected by the vendors.
12:52
12:52

MP Faults IGP On State of Ngora Police Station uganda police 1 1

According to Bala, while appearing before the Internal Affairs and Human Rights Committee in parliament in May this year, Ochola claimed that they had built several police stations in the 2017/2018 financial year including Ngora Central Police Station.
07:44
07:44

Impassable Feeder Roads Irk Masaka Residents district 3 1

Gerald Kawuma, the Mukungwe Sub County LC III Chairperson, acknowledges the challenge but hastens to add that the sub county is incapacitated to work on the road because of low local revenue collection.
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