Uganda: 200,000 Remain Without Power As Umeme Pulls the Plug

Hundreds of customers will remain in the dark as power distributor Umeme Ltd has suspended free electricity connections under the electricity connections policy (ECP) over lack of funds.

A June 15 letter by Umeme managing director Selestiono Babungi indicates that the power distributor is demanding payment of $25m (Shs93.8b) from Rural Electrification Agency (REA) for completed connections.

Read more: Daily Monitor

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