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  • Uganda’s electricity sector has been named Africa’s best regulated for the fourth year running 
  • Other strong performers, including its East African neighbours, Kenya and Tanzania, and Namibia and Egypt

Uganda’s electricity sector has been named Africa’s best regulated across several key metrics, according to the African Development Bank’s 2021 Electricity Regulatory Index.

The country was named the best for a fourth year running, ahead of other strong performers, including its East African neighbours, Kenya and Tanzania, and Namibia and Egypt.

The 2021 Electricity Regulatory Index annual report covered 43 countries, up from 36 in the previous edition and assessed their impact on the performance of their electricity sectors.

It covered three countries in the North Africa region, four in West Africa, six in Central Africa, seven in East Africa and 13 in the Southern Africa region.

Commenting on the report, Kevin Kariuki, the African Development Bank’s Vice President