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Karuma Hydro Power Project Taking Shape

The government of Uganda is undertaking the construction of the largest hydroelectricity dam at Karuma, in Kiryandongo district. The USD 1.7 billion project is funded by Export and Import (EXIM) Bank of China and implemented by China's Sino Hydro Power Company.

The plant is divided into six major components namely a dam section, power intake unit, powerhouse, transformer cavern, surge chamber, pressure shafts, cable shaft and two tail-race tunnels for returning water circulating through the turbines back to the river. 

President Commends People of Kiryandongo District for their Unwavering Support

President Yoweri Museveni has commended the people of Kiryandongo District in Bunyoro Sub-Region for supporting him and the NRM throughout the elections process over the years.
The President was speaking during a by-election campaign for Kibanda North Constituency held today at St. Charles Lwanga Secondary School in Kiryandongo Town Council Kiryandongo district for Member of Parliament for Kibanda North Constituency of Bunyoro Sub-Region. Mr. Sam Otada, an Independent candidate, is challenging NRM’s Taban Amin for the constituency.