Alupo gave the ministry up to two weeks to have advertised for investors. Alupo said that if an investor is sought, it will control resource wastage. She added that letting the mines waste away denies Uganda a lot of revenue but also slows down the progress of Kasese district.
Titled “The State of Digital Rights and Internet Users in Uganda”, the report shows that the number of internet users in Uganda drastically increased to 20 million by September 2020 from less than 18million a year before.
They argue that the presence in the Rwenzori region of key minerals needed in the automotive industry makes Kasese the ideal location as their extraction from the bulky raw materials would make the plant viable as the operation cheaper than if they had to transport the ores long distances for smelting.
The 14.7-kilometre road on the mountainous area is constructed under the low-cost seal program, an innovative technology aimed at improving all-weather rural roads and reducing gravel loss through utilizing locally available resources.
Pontious Nzuma, the Chief Warden Queen Elizabeth National Park, says they are set to continue with the work in a few days’ time. He says some sections will be erected to cross rivers and landscapes characterised by hard underlying rocks.
Sylvestor Kule Walyuba, the team leader at Kiwa Heritage, says the lifesaving jackets will give leverage to people especially fishermen who find it too costly to procure the standard lifesaving jackets.
According to Gideon Thembo Mujungu, the Chief Executive Officer Kilembe Investments Limited, the power company that is implementing the policy in Kasese, Rubirizi and Sheema districts, there has been overwhelming demand for power under the free connection policy.Mujungu says a total of 200 power consumers have been connected especially in the sub-counties of Ihandiro, Nyakatonzi, Karusandara and Kitholhu.