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Day: September 12, 2020

Total, Uganda Agree on Crude Pipe Issues to Pave Spending

Total, Uganda Agree on Crude Pipe Issues to Pave Spending

Business, FEATURED, Latest News, Oil & Gas
Total SA said it has agreed with Uganda on issues regarding the host government that will pave the way for a final investment decision for a crude export pipeline. The breakthrough regarding the 1,445-kilometer pipeline was agreed at a meeting between Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and Patrick Pouyanné, the Total chairman and chief executive officer, and will pave way for the investment decision in the “coming months,” the company said Friday by email from the Ugandan capital, Kampala. Total is now seeking to conclude a similar host government agreement with Tanzania, whose territory the pipe will traverse, to complete the tendering process for all engineering, procurement and construction contracts, according to the statement. The French major is leading plans to build the co
Express FC Sign ex-Tooro United Star Charles Musige for Two years.

Express FC Sign ex-Tooro United Star Charles Musige for Two years.

FEATURED, NEWS, Politics
The forward becomes the second signing for the striking department after the initial arrival of Mustafa Kiragga Express FC have completed the signing of striker Charles Musige from Tooro United. Musige becomes the club’s 10th signing as coach Wasswa Bbosa is rebuilding the 2012 Ugandan Premier League champions. The 24-year-old has agreed on a two-year deal with Express and has already set targets for his new club. “I am happy to be a Red Eagle, only the best join this big, historical club. Like my teammates, the focus is on reclaiming glory and coming in as a forward, I hope to score as many goals to help the team,” Musige told the club’s website. As Tooro United struggled in the absconded season, Musige scored five goals and made six assists in 20 games. He also w
Kiira Motors in Uganda to Start Manufacturing Electrics Vehicles in 2021

Kiira Motors in Uganda to Start Manufacturing Electrics Vehicles in 2021

FEATURED, NEWS, TECH
The Government of Uganda has publicized June 2021 as the date for the start of manufacture of electric cars in Uganda, however, failed to hit the deadline in 2018. Kiira Motors on social media conveyed: “Expect us to start manufacturing Ugandan made vehicles from our Vehicle Plant by June 2021.” On a further note to confirm their plans, the company declared its commitment to source most of their raw materials from local manufacturers. Kiira Motors: “We are on the move to gather all the necessary components to deliver all things Made in Uganda. Our first stop is at G Das Industrial Ltd, a company located in Jinja known for smelting Aluminium and manufacture Aluminium profiles.” Kiira Motors Director Production, Albert Akovuku and Director Product Development Richard Mad