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ELECTRICITY IN AFRICA – The Politics of Transformation in Uganda

 Author: CHRISTOPHER D. GORE  Category: Books (Others), Books at the Centre  Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, James Currey an imprint of Boydell & Brewer  Published: May 20, 2024

On 24 January 2002, crowds gathered for a celebration on the banks of the Nile River. Just north of the town of Jinja, in the east African country of Uganda, diplomats, bilateral and multilateral agency representatives, citizens, Members of Parliament, and the President of Uganda all congregated for what was thought to be the beginning of the construction of a new 250-megawatt (MW) hydroelectric dam – the Bujagali dam.