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Longoromit dam rehabilitation commences in Kaabong

The excavator clearing shrubs from the reservoir at Longoromit Dam. Kaabong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Water and Environment, under its Water for Production initiative, has commenced the rehabilitation of the Longoromit Dam in Lobongia Sub County, Kaabong district. This project is part of the ministry’s efforts to restore five multi-billion-shilling water projects […]

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How Govt resolved 10-year deadlock at Amelo Technical Institute with Shs1.5b funding

Adjumani, (UG):- The stalemate surrounding the completion of the infrastructure project at Amelo Technical Institute in Adjumani is now resolved after government secured fresh Saudi Funding worth Shs1.5bn after a series of botched procurement of contractors who failed to deliver in the last 10 years. The Minister of State for Primary Education Hon.Dr. Moriku Joyce during

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Ruto Secures Funding for Six-Lane Nairobi- Mombasa Expressway

Kenya on Thursday inked a Ksh477 Billion ($3.6 billion) deal with the United States Government to facilitate the completion of Africa’s biggest toll road — the Nairobi- Mombasa Expressway. Reports indicate that The Kenya National Highways Authority signed a $3.6 billion agreement with Everstrong Capital LLC with the said deal part of the numerous investments expected to be announced

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Kenya Secures Chinese Funding for SGR Extension to Uganda Border

Summary: Kenya has secured funding from China’s Exim Bank to extend the standard gauge railway from Naivasha to the Uganda border. The African Development Bank and Kenya’s Railway Development Fund will also support the project, which aims to improve regional connectivity. Presidents Ruto and Museveni have endorsed the initiative, and further financing discussions are ongoing.

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Ugandan Well Named in Honor of Fallen Irish Soldier Private Seán Rooney

A well in Uganda has been named after Private Sean Rooney Children in a Uganda village where a well has been named after Private Sean Rooney Children in a Uganda village where a well has been named after Private Sean Rooney Summary: The family of Private Seán Rooney, an Irish soldier killed on UN peacekeeping

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House approves Shs152 billion for Hoima City stadium construction

Construction of Hoima City stadium is expected to start after Parliament approved the required Shs152 billion, part of the Shs288.6 billion Supplementary Budget Schedule No.03 on Thursday, 16 May 2024. ahead of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in 2027. The Ugandan Parliament has approved a supplementary budget of UGX 152 billion for the construction

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Mbale City officials accused of non-performance, corruption and sabotage of gov’t programmes

Mbale, (UG):- Technocrats at Mbale City’s Industrial Division has been accused by their political counterparts of non-performance, corruption and sabotage of government programmes, regardless of the fact it is a big revenue earner as compared to the other divisions in the City. Led by their Speaker, Hon Kasaija Musa Ndago, the councillors on Tuesday 7th May

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Billionaire Sudhir acquires Lotis Towers from dfcu in auction purchase

Kampala, (UG): Kampala’s Property mogul Dr Sudhir Ruparelia has once again showed why he’s a household name in the Real Estate business after successfully acquiring the city’s multi-million dollar Lotis Towers, in an auction purchase. The 14-storied upscale building located at plot 16 MacKinnon road, Nakasero, in the country’s capital was sold to the city businessman

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10 Counties Miss Out on Planned Road Projects by KURA

The Nyanza Counties of Migori, Siaya and Nyamira are among 10 devolved units in Kenya that have missed out on planned government projects set to be rolled out by the Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) According to data provided by KURA on its official website, a total of 791 kilometres of paved roads will be undertaken in various

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The role of protests in Uganda’s political landscape

In the ever-evolving political landscape of Uganda, the question looms large: Are protests still viable tools for the opposition to effect change in leadership? As the nation grapples with political discontent and a desire for reform, examining the efficacy of protests becomes crucial. This article delves into the current situation, exploring the challenges and opportunities

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