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Museveni says Uganda eyes middle income status.

Published on June 08, 2015

While delivering the State of Nation address on Thursday, Museveni said that since 2006, Uganda, hampered by a poor road network and inadequate power supply, has given its top priority to infrastructure development, which is a key factor in triggering faster economic development. Since then, the government has built 1,627 km of electricity transmission lines, in addition to the already existing 1,427 km of transmission lines, said the president. With the ongoing construction of big hydro power dams like Karuma and Isimba, the country's power generation will be increased, he said. Read more. Source | Standard Digital