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Uganda Launches China-Built Isimba Dam

Uganda on Thursday launched the China-built Isimba Hydropower Dam in the country’s east. The $568 million dam is expected to improve access to power in Uganda, where less than 30 percent of people are on the grid, and cut power costs.