Energy, Oil and Gas top are Key Investment Areas in Uganda

By Brian Kalule…. In his 2016/2017 Budget Speech delivered in June 2016, Finance Minister nominee Matia Kasaijja noted that the 2014 National Population Census stated that access to electricity had more than doubled (from 7,8% to 20,4%) in Uganda since 2002. Kasaijia said that it was the government’s objective to once again double access to

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Here is Why Ugandans Must work together to fight the secrecy around Crude Oil Export Pipeline Project

By Dickens Kamugisha… Late last month, a decision on the route Uganda’s crude oil export pipeline will take was agreed upon between Uganda and Tanzania. However, given that the decision was made by the government without our participation as citizens, we must quickly come together to discuss the consequences of such secretive decisions. Available evidence

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Government Must address the Rot in the Resettlement of Affected Families in the Uganda Oil Refinery Project

By Doris Atwijukire… Last week, President Museveni was sworn-in for another five-year term at Kololo Independence Grounds. Since the President is expected to appoint a new cabinet that is expected to prioritise, among others, income-generation to uplift Ugandans out of poverty, we hope his new government will take into consideration the plight of vulnerable families

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