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Uganda’s Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, Irene Muloni (R), poses for a picture with Roger Cressey, CEO of Armour Energy, after signing a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA), in Kampala

Australian oil firm Armour Energy joins Uganda’s upstream oil sector

Muloni Tables Kanywataba Oil Agreement before Parliament signed with Armour Gov’t earns Shs 1 bn in signature bonus for Kanywataba oil block Edward Ssekika Government of Uganda signed a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA), and issued a License for Petroleum Exploration, Development and

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Mr Shaban Kinobe. LC3 chairman Panyimur Sub County reading a copy of oil in uganda magazine.This was during a meeting with ActionAid Uganda.
Photo by Josephine Nabaale

We’ve been thrown in the oil shadows-Nwoya, Packwach, Nebbi District leaders speak out

Got Apwoyo sub county is headquartered somewhere inside a tiny structure in Nwoya district, tucked behind the Gulu – Pakwach highway. Turning off at a trading centre is a small road that leads to the quiet two-roomed establishment. The trading centre, a product of one of the several

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Museveni Vision 2040


He denies knowledge of eviction plan by his army! President Yoweri Museveni has condemned the mode of operation that was used to evict the small scale and artisanal gold miners in Kitumbi and Bukuya sub counties in Mubende district. Mr Museveni expressed this last week ( Friday 8/09/2017)

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Leaders in Oil Rich Districts Want a Special Fund to Monitor Oil and Gas Activities

Globally, oil and gas activities are known for its degrading and destructive effect on the environment. In Uganda, there are already fears that oil and gas activities in the Albertine graben could destroy the fragile ecosystem. This calls for increased close monitoring and early mitigation

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Dr Isabalijja Steven, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Energy who was until his recent sucking.

Why Museveni fired Dr Isabalija as Ministry of Energy Permanent Secretary?

The muddled procurement of the lead developer for the oil refinery could have played a role President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday, in a surprise twist of events, fired the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, Dr Stephen Isabalija. Though the President did not

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Natural resource curse

The ‘natural resource curse’ refers to situations where the extraction of a country’s natural resource wealth causes widespread harm.  This is commonly said to result from political conflict over the resources, high inequality in the distribution of benefits, environmental pollution, corruption, weak government institutions unable or unwilling to manage the resources effectively, or a combination of all of these.  (See also, ‘Dutch Disease’)

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