The recent activities of Jobless Brotherhood, the National Association of the Unemployed, NRM Poor Youth and the Uganda Youth Liberation Front have caused concerns that Uganda’s youth could become a disestablishing factor if widespread unemployment is not solved especially as the country starts to exploit oil and gas resources. Some experts have warned that this you
By James Muhindo Seven days to the 52nd independence celebrations in Uganda, President Y.K. Museveni while at the Conference on Mineral wealth, in Kampala Uganda, took the country five decades back in the struggle for human rights. As reported in one of Uganda’s Dailies, the president said that government will change the law to allow
Apart from having Oil and Gas, a recent survey has spurred a discovery of a lot of minerals that exist in Uganda such as iron-ore, marble/limestone, gold, uranium, vermiculite, nickel, platinum, chromium, kimberlites (diamond), bentonite, aluminium clays, phosphates, copper, cobalt, wolfram, tin, coltan, rock salt and brine. According to Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in
South Sudan must have been waiting with bated breath or should we say eavesdropping on the conversations between Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda that have been the centre of media attention this week. The President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been hosting his colleagues Uhuru Kenyatta, the Kenyan President and Paul Kagame, the President of
For the first time, the President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has publicly consented to the pursuits of building a crude oil pipeline for the export of Uganda’s Oil; though, this will not impede plans to build a 60,000 capacity refinery that are already underway. Museveni still maintains that Uganda will go on with building
Sri Lanka has pledged closer ties with Uganda and one of the reasons that the Sri Lankan minister of foreign affairs, Professor G.L. Peiris gave for the need for closer ties between the two countries was the fact that Sri Lanka and Uganda were faced with similar challenges especially in their oil and gas sectors.
The storms had been raging, with those that can write, articulate and analyze penning all sorts of speculation on whether Uganda would eventually build a refinery but what emerged was Museveni sticking to his guns and it seems he is now having the last laugh. The oil companies have had to buckle under his rigid