Russia and Uganda have agreed to work together in the field of nuclear energy, the Russian nuclear agency Rosatom said Wednesday.
This comes as Moscow seeks to strengthen its influence in Africa.
State-owned Russian companies have been key part of the strategy to bolster Moscow’s presence in Africa.
President Yoweri Museveni is seeking to use Uganda’s uranium deposits to develop nuclear power.
The agreement was signed on Tuesday by a Rosatom representative and Ugandan Energy Minister Irene Muloni on the side-lines of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s general conference in Vienna.
Source: Daily Nation