AccessMyLibrary provides FREE access to millions of articles from top publications available through your library.
Byline: Ibrahim Kasita
OVER 240,000 energy-saving bulbs worth sh1.2b have not been distributed for two years to the public as the Government had promised, raising concerns over the integrity and transparency in the distribution process.
The energy ministry in early 2006 received a $1.2m loan from the World Bank to procure 800,000 energy-saving bulbs for free distribution to the public.
The bulbs were delivered by a German bulb manufacturing firm, Osram, in 2007.
The bulbs were imported through Dembe Enterprises, local distributors of several commodities.
The energy ministry together with UMEME, the power distributor, contracted …