Uganda’s electricity sector at a critical crossroads
Thursday July 12 2018
At the end of 2017, Umeme was collecting domestic tariff of 20 cents, 10 cents for large and extra-large industries, 16 cents for medium scale industries and 18 cents for commercial consumers. FILE PHOTO
As a Chinese bid threatens to disrupt Uganda’s electricity sector for the second time in a decade, the real choice is between consolidation and maintaining an indigenous foothold in one of the most profitable businesses in the country.