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John Okedi
Ugandan-born engineer to address Cape Town’s water shortages from storm water

A Ugandan-born engineer is working on a technology to tap storm-water as a source of water to supply the wa

Naalya Pride housing units by National Housing
National Housing plans 5,000 housing units, as it slashes prices for Namungoona, Mbarara apartments

The National Housing & Construction Company plans to put 5,000 housing units to the market in Kampala a

Electricity pylons
Uganda, South Sudan moot electricity and road connectivity

The Government of Uganda and that of South Sudan are in discussion on infrastructure projects that will see

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Technology

John Okedi
Ugandan-born engineer to address Cape Town’s water shortages from storm water

A Ugandan-born engineer is working on a technology to tap storm-water as a source of water to supply the wa

Internet of Things
Internet of Things coming to Africa in 3 years

The mainstream adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in Africa with transformational impacts on industry

Irene Muloni
Ministry of Energy to hold Energy Week 2017

The Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development will host the Energy Week from September 11-15 to sensitiz

Telecoms & ICT

Internet of Things
Internet of Things coming to Africa in 3 years

The mainstream adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in Africa with transformational impacts on industry and households will take place in Afric

SIM cards
Mandatory SIM Card registration exposes Uganda’s poor use of industry knowledge

The recent order by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to mandatorily register telephone SIM cards has exposed the regulator as lagging beh

iWay Africa
iWay Africa partners with Yahsat to deliver internet solutions in Uganda
iWay Africa, with a footprint in 44 African countries has partnered with Yahsat, a Middle East based internet service provider with a promise to offer better uninterrupted speeds of internet and wide reach to areas hitherto unreached in Uganda.
internet Connection
Uganda to save on internet connectivity
The Government of Uganda will save an additional US$3.5 million (UGX 115.5 billion) from bulk internet purchase if the national IT Authority (NITA-U) connects another 60 government ministries, departments and agencies into the national internet backbone.
UCC
Communications Commission starts to license digital content providers

The Uganda Communications Commission is in the process of licensing the first applicants for TV content development and provision under the digital

Telecomunication
LAP Green seeks to revitalize African telco ambitions
LAP Green Network, the telecoms holding company owned by the Libyan African Portfolio (LAP) is committing to inject a lifeline of US$ 65 million into its majority owned Uganda Telecom Ltd (UTL).

Oil & Gas

Irene Muloni and Roger Cressey
How Kanywataba exploration Block is shared amongst Australian firms

On 14 September 2017, Irene Muloni and Roger Cressey, representing the government of Uganda and Armour Ener

Irene Muloni
Ministry of Energy to hold Energy Week 2017

The Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development will host the Energy Week from September 11-15 to sensitiz

Total is one of the investors into Uganda's oil
Uganda’s oil production cost per barrel at US$12.2 is one of the best globally

If President Yoweri Museveni’s revelation that the cost of delivering Uganda’s crude oil to the Tanzania Po

An oil pipeline
The 1,445km Hoima-Tanga pipeline construction commissioned

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni and his Tanzania counterpart Joseph Pombe Magufuli have commissioned the