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Parliament unhappy about UMEME compensation fees

MPs sitting on the parliamentary committee on natural resources have today observed that UMEME’s unwillingness  to declare information regarding the  actual losses the company makes  is a deliberate  trick it uses  to continue getting compensation from government. The MPs on the committee chaired by Bungokho south MP Michael Werikhe are concerned that the company is robbing the country of huge […]

Electricity bodies summoned to explained high power prices

All energy regulating and distributing companies in the country have been summoned to Parliament to discuss the current high tariffs. The committee on Natural Resources made the decision following a meeting with officials from the Energy ministry over the tariffs. The committee chairman, Michael Werikhe revealed that the MPs had resolved to summon the companies […]

Energy minister to appear before parliament over load shedding

Members of Parliament on the parliamentary Committee of Natural Resources have summoned the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development Irene Muloni to appear on Monday and explain the current load shedding going on across the country. The ministry of finance energy last week requested parliament to approve a supplementary budget of 62 billion shillings to enable the […]

Uganda braces for 12 hour day long and night long electricity load shedding

The effects of the economic hardships currently being experienced in Uganda are expected to bite harder when day long and night long load shedding starts soon.  Umeme, the concessionaire of Uganda Electricity Distribution Company said today that the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company has announced a shortfall of 50MW (mega watts) during day and 120MW during […]

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