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  • 16 Mar 2008- 20:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda's water services utility firm, the National Water and Sewerage Corporation is blaming a lack of adequate funding from the World Bank as the main reason behind the stalling of a water extension project. The firm says it had
  • 3 Mar 2008- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda — The National Water and Sewerage Corporation plans to borrow nearly $18 million USD from the bond market to finance, on a fast track basis, the construction of water intakes and offshore pipelines for the capital city and two other towns
  • 24 Feb 2008- 22:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan legislators have called into question a move by the parliament to convert the National Water and Sewerage Corporation's debt, worth $90 million USD, into equity. Opposition leaders headed by Nandala Mafabi, the shadow
  • 24 Feb 2008- 22:06 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda New Vision (Uganda) — The Global Partnership on Output Based Aid (GPOBA), a multi donor program administered by the World Bank, is providing a $2.5 million USD grant to the National Water and Sewerage Corporation to improve access to pipe
  • 3 Dec 2007- 02:14 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda The East African (Uganda) — The government will convert the National Water and Sewerage Corporation's $90.5 million USD debt into equity, provided the utility carries out $98.8 million USD in projects over the next five years using its
  • 11 Nov 2007- 22:26 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda New Vision (Uganda)- Water supply has resumed in the Ugandan capital after a four-day dry spell that led to student riots. The water shortage occurred when a 14-inch diameter steel pipe supplying areas of Jinja Road, and a 2-inch diameter
  • 29 Oct 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report Uganda, KIBAALE The Monitor (Uganda)- Work on a water supply project is under way in Kibaale now that the government has released $1.2 million USD to fund it, according to Kibaale town clerk Simon Peter Kandole. Kandole said the contractor, Dott Services Ltd
  • 22 Oct 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda New Vision (Uganda) — A project to install a piped water system in Iganga has been delayed because of floods in the area, according to Iganga Mayor Siraji Katono. President Yoweri Museveni was to have commissioned the project this month, but
  • 22 Oct 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda — Officials have blocked the commissioning of four water projects in Uganda's western district of Masindi, on the grounds that the projects were constructed poorly. The central government-funded projects cost over $700,000 USD. The
  • 8 Oct 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda — The Ugandan government-owned National Water and Sewerage Corporation plans to construct a fourth water plant in the capital city. This comes about a year after the state utility completed its third water plant, the Ggaba III Water
  • 30 Sep 2007- 23:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda — Authorities in flood-ravaged northern and eastern Uganda say the flood waters could cause a severe water shortage in the regions, where the government has already declared a state of emergency. The floods came as a result of increased
  • 30 Sep 2007- 23:41 by Local Press Report Uganda, KAMWENGE The Monitor (Uganda) — The government has allocated some $1.5 million USD for a project to bring piped water to Kamwenge. The project includes constructing a modern water treatment plant that eventually would propvide clean piped water
  • 24 Sep 2007- 00:05 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda The Monitor (Uganda) — The Ugandan capital and its suburbs are facing a serious water shortage despite recent heavy rains. Water vendors' prices have gone up eightfold. National Water and Sewerage Corporation spokesperson Miriam Kadaga
  • 10 Sep 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda New Vision (Uganda) — The main transmission line supplying water to Kampala and Wakiso districts burst last week. As a result, water was cut off in the two areas, according to William Muhairwe managing director of the National Water and
  • 27 Aug 2007- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, KAMPALA, Uganda, SHARJAH — Residents of Rwampara county in the western Uganda district of Mbarara have petitioned the government over the failure of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation to provide them with piped water. The

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