While a trendy priority for new oil producers, sovereign wealth funds can easily be manipulated if their internal governance and oversight are not strong enough.read more
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In an exclusive interview with Oil in Uganda, Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya district
The Uganda Government has earmarked 188 billion shillings towards the implementation of its
The Board of Uganda’s National Oil Company (UNOC) has appointed Dr. Josephine Wapakabulo as
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‘Dutch Disease’ refers to a situation where growth in income from natural resources damages other sectors of a country’s economy. This happens because increased revenues from natural resource exports tend to increase the value of the exporting nation’s currency. That makes the country’s other exports, such as agricultural products and manufactured goods, more expensive and therefore less competitive in world markets. The economy thus becomes over-reliant on the natural resources that it is exporting—and this can be particularly damaging if, for any reason, there is a drop in world price for those natural resources.