The Member of Parliament for Bbaale County in Kayunga district, Charles Tebandeke has informed police of his intention to demonstrate over failure by government to fulfill its pledge to tarmac the Kayunga-Bbaale- Galiraaya road.
In a notification to police, Tebandeke says that President Museveni has on several occasions together with … Read More
Masaka City Stadium design plans have been uncovered by the authorities of Masaka who have recently gotten to unveil its artistic impression of a Sh16 billion city stadium which will be one of a kind with unique features in the whole of Masaka region. The architect who came up with … Read More
Police have said lack of funds has delayed the construction of the force’s referral hospital in Nsambya.
“We went through all the processes of the construction of a general hospital for police. We have seven acres of land in Nsambya where the police are supposed to construct the hospital. All … Read More
Government has again extended the deadline for the completion of the renovation works on Mandela National Stadium, also known as Namboole.
Whereas it had been said by the UPDF Engineering brigade handling the works that the stadium would be ready by last month, the Education Minister, Janet Museveni has said … Read More
The Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary, Ramathan Ggoobi has said the government is ready to hit the ground running with the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway.
“We are beginning the construction of the Standard Gauge Railwa(SGR).The talk( about SGR) has been on for a long time. We have studied … Read More
Last year, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), a member of the Africa Smart Towns Network (ASToN), hurriedly implemented the concept of smart cities, contrary to the core smart city value of inclusiveness.
With the assistance of the Uganda Police Force and military, KCCA pushed street vendors, who are predominantly women, … Read More
Experts have urged Ugandans to consider thinking of mass timber construction as an alternative to concrete in Uganda’s building industry but also as one of the ways to reduce country’s construction emissions.
Speaking during the launch of the Timber Innovation Centre at Crown House in Kampala, Patience Naamara, the Country … Read More
Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni has acknowledged the Late President John Magufuli’s contribution in the successful implementation of the Kikagati Murongo Hydroelectric Power Project located across the Kagera River, along Uganda’s International border with Tanzania.
Addressing the various leaders and officials gathered at the inauguration ceremony of the project on Thursday, … Read More
Construction works on East Africa’s ambitious standard gauge railway line linking the port of Mombasa to Kampala and Kigali could soon be revived, following a deal inked between Uganda and Turkish firm, Yapi Merkezi.
Yapi Merkezi is the same company contracted for the Tanzania Standard Gauge Railway.
The planned 1,500 … Read More
President Museveni has said whereas a section of Ugandans are criticising government over the poor state of roads, especially in Kampala, they should remember there are good ones upcountry.
“I had a good drive in the rain from Kampala, it was a very nice drive and the road is very … Read More
Following a presidential directive, the government has allocated each district and municipality Shs1 billion for the maintenance of roads outside the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) jurisdiction.
This was revealed in the report of the Physical Infrastructure Committee on the policy statement of the Ministry of Works and Transport for … Read More
The Government through the Ministry of Works and Transport has injected Shs 199.9 billion for the rehabilitation of the Tororo – Gulu meter gauge railway.
This was revealed as Uganda Railways Corporation (URC), the implementing agency signed a contract with China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRC) to rehabilitate the Tororo … Read More
A $1 million (Shs 3.7 billion) project to ensure reliable electricity supply to consumers in Butabika, Mutungo, Luzira and Kitintale has gone live.
This follows the installation and energising of a new transformer at power distributor Umeme’s substation in Port Bell, Luzira. The development means consumers such as the Uganda … Read More
President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people of Luwero to engage in wealth-creation activities such as commercial agriculture to fight poverty and increase their household incomes urging that demanding roads may not necessarily solve their household income problems.
The president says this has been the consistent message of the National … Read More