Uganda - 3.6 Additional Services

Additional Services


Uganda has a growing hotel industry with several hotels located in strategic points to choose from for accommodation with online booking available in many cases.

  • Hotels offer options for self-catering and most of the hotels have access to fresh foods from the farm.
  • The real estate industry is also attractive with several upscale apartments dotted around town with good security arrangements.



Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) was incorporated in March 2001 to provide un-bundling the Uganda Electricity Board (UEB) and establishment of the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (est. 2000), to regulate the Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Sale, Export and Import of Electrical Energy in Uganda. ERA is also mandated to establish a tariff structure, approve rates of charges:


Building and construction:

Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering (UNABCEC) is a non-profit, member- driven, national trade association representing contractors, and other companies and organizations engaged in construction in Uganda. The association is dedicated to fostering growth and sustainability: UNABCEC

Postal Services:

Posta Uganda is the most extensive provider of postal services in Uganda, having a network of postal delivery outlets down to sub-county level. Mail is delivered to over 70,000 post boxes and through 300 post offices all over the country, including letters and parcels, express courier service, local and international money transfers, internet services etc.: Posta Uganda – We Deliver Trust (

Financial Services:

The financial sector covers many different types of transactions in areas of real estate, consumer finance, banking, and insurance. It also covers a broad spectrum of investment funding, including securities. The four most common types of financial institutions are commercial banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies and investment banks.

For more information, please see following links:

  • The Uganda Institute of Banking and Financials Services
  • ( Bank of Uganda| Home (
  • Home - Uganda Investment
  • Authority Uganda Insurers Association (UIA)




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