Jinja, Uganda, 8 October 2012 — His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni today inaugurated the 250MW Bujagali Hydropower Plant in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan.
2007, August 12: His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, will launch the Bujagali hydropower project. This will be part of the celebrations to mark his 50 years of leadership this month. [New Vision Online]
2007, August 18:'His Highness The Aga Khan is due to arrive in Uganda this Sunday, August 19, at 10:30 a.m. till August 23 when he will finish his tour in East Africa,' Mr Mahmood Ahmed, the resident representative of The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), told journalists in Kampala yesterday. The East African tour is the first in a series that will take the Aga Khan to some 35 countries. [Monitor Online]
2007, August 19:The long-awaited building of the Bujagali hydro-power dam finally becomes a reality on Tuesday when the groundbreaking ceremonies take place.The Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, who is on a 12-day Golden Jubilee visit to East Africa, is to officiate at the inauguration ceremony as well as four other projects under the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). [The Nation]
2007, August 21:'The laying of this foundation stone is indeed an historic moment. The project we celebrate today is an unprecedented endeavour...it represents the largest single private sector investment of any sort in East Africa and the largest independent power project in sub-Saharan Africa.' [Speech] [News & Broadcast - Photos]