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Total applies for second production license

Total E&P Uganda has applied for a production license for the Jobi Rii discovery, its second application in eight months. 

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Tullow vows to challenge tax ruling

Tullow Oil has revealed it will challenge yesterday’s ruling by the Uganda Tax Appeals Tribunal ordering the company to pay 407 million dollars in accumulated Capital Gains Tax resulting from the sale of its oil blocks to China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and Total in 2012.

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Ghana abolishes fuel subsidies again

Ghanaian motorists and other fuel consumers will, starting this week, spend more on petroleum following a weekend announcement that government had resolved to abolish fuel subsidies in order to reduce its budget deficit.

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DR Congo now full EITI member

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been re-admitted to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and confirmed as a full member of the voluntary standard.

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Patriarchy denying women oil opportunities

Women in the Uganda’s oil-rich Albertine Region are failing to access employment and other opportunities in the oil and gas sector because they are overburdened with domestic work as well as other subsistence duties, a new report by International Alert, a peace building organization has revealed.

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Official Development Assistance

This is the technical term for foreign aid, including both loans and grants. The Development Assistance Committee of the OECD (Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development) defines what is allowed to count as aid, and gathers data on total aid flows, which it publishes on its website.

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