Infrastructure development

Road Safety Performance Review Uganda

Submitted by on Thu, 09/03/2020 - 13:04

Road accidents in Uganda pose a serious policy issue. Statistically, of the 100 deaths that occur per day, 24 are due to road crashes. Government through ministry of works and transport came up with road safety policy and a host of frameworks and regulations to govern road use, however, due to several implementation challenges, the status quo still remains. Therefore, strict enforcement of the existing road regulation need to be strengthened as the report observes.

Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report 2019

Submitted by on Thu, 09/03/2020 - 12:15

The report indicates progress in Global electrification rate estimated at 89 percent. In Uganda, electrification is estimated at 24 percent meaning that for Uganda to be competitive economically, there is need for long term planning, stepping up private involvement in energy generation and providing adequate policy and fiscal incentives for deployment of new technologies such as solar, wind and nuclear energy to meet energy demands.