Uganda's Karuma Dam Bidding Halted


The energy ministry has stopped the bidding of the multi-billion dollar Karuma hydro power on the directive of the Inspector General pending the investigations of alleged bribery.
  • Uganda:  Karuma Dam Bidding Halted

    New Vision, 28 January 2013

    The Energy Ministry has halted the bidding process for the multi-billion dollar Karuma hydro power project on the directive of the Inspector General of Government, Justice Irene ... read more »

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  • Uganda:  Expedite Karuma and Other Projects

    The Observer, 29 January 2013

    The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has halted the bidding process for the Karuma dam project, pending an investigation into possible procurement malpractices. read more »

  • Uganda:  Karuma Power Dam Technical Bids Completed

    New Vision, 22 January 2013

    The technical re-evaluation process for the bids interested in the construction of the proposed 600 megawatt (MW) Karuma hydropower project has been completed. The procurement ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Karuma Dam Project Back on Course

    New Vision, 24 October 2012

    The second interim order that was filed at the Nakawa High Court, blocking Karuma bidding process has been withdrawn. read more »

  • Uganda:  Salini Wants Karuma Case Out of Court

    New Vision, 12 October 2012

    The lawyers representing Salini, one of the bidders in the construction of Karuma Hydro Power Project have proposed to settle the case out of court. read more »

  • Uganda:  Minister Refuses to Open Up on Karuma Dam Bids

    The Observer, 5 October 2012

    For the second time running, junior Energy minister Simon D'Ujanga has refused to furnish Parliament with information about the process of procuring a contractor to develop the ... read more »

Bidding in Karuma dam has been halted following allegations of alleged bribery.

  • Uganda:  Corruption Still Haunting Karuma Dam

    The Independent, 10 September 2012

    The Karuma Dam is one of those projects that have exposed and proved that corruption has indeed become deeply institutionalized in Uganda. In 1995, the government announced plans ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Attorney General Wants Case Against Dam Dismissed

    New Vision, 20 September 2012

    The Attorney General (AG) has asked court to dismiss an interim order filed by Salini Costruttori s.p.a halting the opening of financial bids of engineering, procurement and ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Government to Sort Out Power Plant Project

    New Vision, 17 September 2012

    The Government is determined to see the Karuma power plant through despite the procurement challenges the project is facing, a top official said over the weekend. read more »

  • Uganda:  Don't Let Karuma Go Bujagali Road

    The Observer, 11 September 2012

    The Karuma hydro power dam tendering process has stalled following a PPDA directive as well as a court injunction imposed by a losing bidder. Construction of the 600MW project had ... read more »