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Government last year borrowed 483 million dollars (about 1.4 trillion shillings) to construct Isimba dam

200 Chinese lay down tools over delayed pay at Isimba power dam

200 Chinese lay down tools over delayed pay at Isimba power dam

Construction works at Isimba Power dam are likely to come to a standstill after 200 Chinese laid down their tools, in protest for delayed payment.   China Water and Electricity Corporation, the Contracting Company alleges that government has failed to fulfill its payment obligation according to Ntenjeru North MP, Amos Lugolobi. Lugolobi told parliament that the […]

World Bank report says northern Uganda still faces high poverty levels.

World Bank report says northern Uganda still faces high poverty levels.

The World Bank poverty assessment report for (2006 to 2013) shows increasing poverty levels in Northern Uganda despite increased international and government investments in the region. According to the report released in Kampala on Tuesday morning, the number of Ugandans living below national poverty line has reduced from 56.3% in 1993 to 19.7% in 2013, […]

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