Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Nations are planning a joint operation against two Ugandan rebel groups operating in Congo, New Vision reported, without saying where it obtained the information.
Uganda stopped Huawei Technologies Co., China’s biggest maker of phone equipment, from laying fiber-optic cables valued at $106 million in the East African nation, New Vision Online reported, citing a letter from the National Information Technology Authority.
Citadel Capital Corp. ’s Taqa Arabia unit entered into a $1 billion partnership with a Ugandan company to build small- and medium-sized power plants in the East African country, the New Vision reported.
Uganda’s government is searching for a site for its planned 200,000 barrels of oil per day refinery after its viability was approved, New Vision , a newspaper based in Kampala, reported, citing Bright Irumba, a geologist in the energy ministry.
Uganda begins the trial today of 19 suspects linked to last year’s twin bombings in which 76 people were killed while they were watching the final of soccer’s World Cup, the New Vision reported, citing the police.
General Mustafa Adrisi died today at Mulago, the nation’s main hospital in the capital, Kampala, where he was being treated for hypertension, diabetes and a leg fracture, state-run New Vision says on its Twitter page. *Adrisi served as VP from 1977-1978: Vision *NOTE: Idi Amin, who ruled Uganda from Jan. 1971 to April 1979 died in exile in Saudi Arabia in 2003 *NOTE: Amin’s govt is accused of killing at least 300,000 people
The Uganda Wildlife Authority is demanding a 3 percent loyalty on oil revenue because it owns more than 70 percent of oilfield land, New Vision reported, citing Stephen Masaba, an official at the organization.