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MPs Query Uninterrupted Power Exports amidst Unstable Local Supply power blackout 1 5

The MPs who were on a field trip to Western Uganda to ascertain the level of electricity penetration in the area, expressed the concern while visiting substations in Masaka, Ntungamo and Kasese districts, where they were told that electricity supply to Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya is uninterrupted.
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Uganda Suffers Fifth Nationwide Blackout in Five Months UMEME 1

On April 14, May 9, June 22, and July 19, 2020, the country experience nationwide blackouts. August 13, 2020, nationwide blackout brings the number to 5.
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Nationwide Power Blackout Delays Museveni Address State House 1 1

The blackout started just moments before the address which was earlier on planned to start at midday. According to the Umeme Spokesperson, Stephen Illungole, there was a problem at the Owen Falls Dam, where the water hyacinth reportedly blocked the turbines.Illungole says that this could partly be related to the overflow from the lake.
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Kitgum Hospital Hit By Power Outages power blackout 1 2

Hourly, according to Omoya, the generator consumes 7 liters of diesel fuel translating to approximately 27,000 shillings, with the cost reaching about 324,000 shillings if its operated for 12 hours.
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Lightning Caused Thursday National Power Blackout umeme power company

The lightning according to sources hit installations at Nalubale switch yard leading to a tripping in generation at all the three hydro power stations Kiira, Bujagali and Nalubale.
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Generation Failure Causes Country-Wide Power Blackout umeme 1

Umeme blamed the power outages on what it called a technical problem affecting generation in most parts of the country. The Outages in some parts of Kampala last for about three hours before power was restored.
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Power Outages Irk Consumers kisoro 3

Robert Nsabiyumva, a welder along Chuho road in Kisoro Municipality, says the persistent power outages are crippling his business. According to Nsabiyunva, he is unable to beat deadlines because of the power outages, which affects his earnings.
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8 Arrested in Ntungamo Power Protests umeme

Eight people have been arrested in Ntungamo Municipality as angry residents protested three days of power outage.
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Arua Police Barracks in Total Blackout power blackout 1 1

According to the officer, when they inquired about the blackout they were told that the District Police Commander, Jonathan Musinguzi ordered West Nile Rural Electrification Company-WENRECO to disconnect the power to their houses.
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Heavy Downpour, Voting Materials Delay LC 3 Polls power blackout

Dan Ruhemba Kamusiime, the Mbarara District Returning Officer, says the rain that started as early as 2am, mostly affected officials who were delivering the voting materials on boda bodas. He however, said they were doing everything possible to expedite the delivery of the material to ensure voting starts immediately.
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Scores Arrested As Residents Protest Power Blackout umeme limited 3

Samuel Kyembe, an LC I official in Kasiiso trading center says residents resorted to protests because of the failure by Umeme officials in Bombo and Lugogo power station to restore their transformer.
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Jinja Central Market Plunged in Darkness over Unpaid Power Bill power blackout 1 4

The market, managed by Jinja Municipality has failed to settle its utility bills with National Water and Sewerage Corporation and UMEME, the power service providers. While UMEME demands 5.7million Shillings, National Water and Sewerage Corporation is demanding 12.2million Shillings in arrears.
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Business Operators Protest Power Outages lira town

More than 100 angry electricity consumers mainly business operators in Lira town on Wednesday evening staged a demonstration protesting power outages.
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Gulu Power outages to Last 2 Years-UMEME gulu town 3

Kisubi says that although UMEME is working towards reducing the rate of power blackouts, the supply may not fully stabilize over the next two years. He adds that in the short term, they will work with Uganda Electricity Distribution Company limited to replace faulty circuits and replace bypassed fuses on t-offs.
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Northern Region Power Blackout Stretches To A Week umeme 1

The region has not had power since Sunday due to a technical fault at Opuyo sub-station, near Soroti town. The affected districts are Soroti, Lira, Katawki, Apac, Serere, Kumi, Bukedea and Nwoya.
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