- Tuesday, 14 October 2014 13:05
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In the past week, two large Kenyan manufacturers have announced plans to shut down their plants and shift operations to Egypt. In both cases, counterfeits and cheap imports have been blamed for the closures. Two weeks ago, Cadbury Kenya announced that it will close down its manufacturing plant in Nairobi by the end of October.
Navisha Bechan-Sewkuran, Cadbury’s corporate and government affairs lead for Southern, Central and Eastern Africa, said the move is part of a global transformation strategy to reinvent its supply chain after suffering unfair competition from imports. Click for full article
- Friday, 10 October 2014 10:49
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Pursuant to the provisions of Section 10 of the Electricity Act, 1999, (Chapter 145 Laws of Uganda), the Electricity Regulatory Authority (“the Authority”) has approved the applicable Tariff Adjustment Factors in accordance with the Quarterly Tariff Adjustment Methodology to be applied by Umeme Limited for the supply of electrical energy for the Fourth Quarter of 2014.
Notice of Intended Application for a License for the Establishment of a 3 Mw Hydropower Plant on River Atari in Kapchorwa District
- Wednesday, 08 October 2014 12:05
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- Tuesday, 07 October 2014 08:49
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The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on Thursday, October 2, 2014 announced measures to address the challenges of increasing demand for energy in Uganda’s urban areas.
The measures revealed by Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako, the Director Technical Regulation at ERA, at the Future of Cities Forum 2014 hosted by Kampala Capital City Authority focus on the generation and distribution segments. They include increased investment by the Government of Uganda in large hydro power plants such as Karuma (600 MW) and Isimba (183 MW); implementation of effective and dynamic least cost generation planning; promotion of renewable energy generation; improved electricity distribution and supply; and promotion of energy efficiency and Demand Side Management (DSM).
Notice of Intended Application for a License for the Establishment of A 1MW Hydropower Plant on River Muvumba in Kabale District
- Tuesday, 30 September 2014 16:22
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