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Biomass to Electricity: Tears Of Joy As ERA Launches Pilot Project At Mulago’s Mwanamugimu Nutrition Unit 

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has launched a Biomass-to-Electricity pilot project at Mwanamugimu Nutrition unit in Mulago Hospital. Dubbed Biomass to Electricity cooking, the clean cooking pilot project was launched Tuesday, April 12, 2022 and is intended to eliminate use of carbon-based fuel Like charcoal and firewood and replace it with clean cooking using electricity.…

Big Story: Parliament Probes UETCL Bosses Over Corruption, Mismanagement & Controversial UGX 28Billion Compensation Deal

Members of Parliament on the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources are probing allegations of mismanagement and corruption at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL). While interfacing with the board members of UETCL on Thursday, 17 March 2022, the Committee Chairperson, Hon. Emmanuel Otaala expressed concern about the mismanagement of the company resulting from a…

Relief For Labour Companies As Gov’t Scraps Off Certificate Of Good Conduct For Migrant Workers

The government of Uganda through the Gender and Labour Ministry has dropped Interpol- Certificate of Good Conduct as a major requirement for migrant workers except those seeking to work as security guards abroad. The process of obtaining this document from Kololo based Interpol head offices has not only been hectic but also derailed business among…

Supreme Court Set To Hear Arguments On Activists’ Bid To Recover UGX 169 Billion From Four Commercial Banks

Supreme Court set to hear arguments on activists’ bid to recover UGX 169 Billion from four commercial banks “The Constitutional Court failed in its duty to provide an effective remedy which, in our view, would comprise a refund of taxpayers’ money by the foreign banks, interest, damages and costs,” said advocate Isaac Ssemakadde, who is…

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