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 »


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

  • Uganda:   Corruption Still Haunting Karuma Dam

    Independent (Kampala), 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

    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 »