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Govt Loses UGX129 Billion to UMEME
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The Uganda Government has lost approximately 129 billion shillings to the electricity distributor, UMEME in depreciation and return on asset since 2004 when the latter signed a contract to take over power distribution. The Auditor General says this non-compliance with the Lease Assignment Agreement provisions negatively affects future investments of Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited.

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  • 2017 and Mutabazi's Endless Directives
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    President Yoweri Museveni enjoyed prime time on all major radio and television stations in the country as he delivered his end of year speech last evening. This, thanks to a directive by the executive director of Uganda Communications Commission UCC, Engineer Godfrey Mutabazi. URN takes you through some of the UCC directives in 2017.

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  • Karuma Hydro Power Plant Suffers Fresh Quality Control Setbacks
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    Sinohydro, the Chinese Company building the Karuma hydro power station has been told to fix fresh engineering setbacks in four major parts of the plant. The parts include the dam section and its power intake as well as underground caverns and tunnels which will lead large volumes of water to six giant electricity generating turbines and later back into River Nile.

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