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Pinnacle Tower
Works on Africa’s tallest building commissioned in Nairobi

Works for the construction of the tallest building on the African continent- the Pinnacle Towers in Nairobi

A type of undergound pipeline that Uganda and Tanzania are planning
Uganda-Tanzania sign final agreement on Hoima-Tanga pipeline

Uganda and Tanzania have signed the final Inter Government Agreement (IGA) - the East African Crude Oil Pip

Mme Stephanie Rivoal, French Ambassador to Uganda
French Development Agency funds plans for mini-hydro plants in Uganda

The French Development Agency- Agence Française de Développement (AFD) has committed Euro 1.5 million (just

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Technology

Solar PVs, the growing energy source
Renewable energy sources get more money, hydro energy to become more expansive

Recent trends in capital investment in energy show that  renewable sources are taking lead in attracting ca

Kampala City needs to get "smart"
Africa Smart Cities blue print launched

A Blue print to guide African cities to adopt use of innovative digital technologies to deal with some of t

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

Telecoms & ICT

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).
UCC-Godfrey-Mutabazi-and-team
Uganda struggling with digital migration
he switch of from analogue broadcasting to digital broadcasting in the country will be done in three phases.

Oil & Gas

A type of undergound pipeline that Uganda and Tanzania are planning
Uganda-Tanzania sign final agreement on Hoima-Tanga pipeline

Uganda and Tanzania have signed the final Inter Government Agreement (IGA) - the East African Crude Oil Pip

Natural gas line
Tanzania to unlock its large natural gas potential

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$ 29.8 Million loan to support Tanzania to mobilize do

Lake Tanganyika in north western Tanzania
Tanzania, DRC, Burundi and Zambia moot joint oil exploration on Lake Tanganyika

Four Countries that share Lake Tanganyika on the north west of Tanzania; including the Democratic Republic

Ethanol distillery plant
Kakira Sugar’s Ethanol to induct Uganda into bio-fuel

Kakira Sugar Limited, Uganda’s biggest sugar producer, recently commissioned a US$36.6 million (UShs 135 bi