Human rights will be guarded in the oil and gas sector

By Ali Ssekatawa With production of Uganda’s first oil clearly in sight, calls to ensure that human rights of Project Affected Persons (PAPs) and Ugandans at large have heightened. Human Rights activists are calling on Government and the International Oil Companies (IOCs) to walk the talk and ensure Uganda does not suffer the legendary oil […]

Consortium funds study to define Agriculture, Housing opportunity Linkages to Oil and Gas Sector

– A consortium of five organizations has today commissioned two studies to define business opportunities in the agriculture, and housing sectors linked to Uganda’s emerging oil and gas economy, a day after government signed the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the crude oil pipeline, Tilenga and Kingfisher Oil development projects. The Consortium of partners includes […]

Opinion: EACOP bill to spur development phase

By Ali Ssekatawa Uganda has steadily progressed with its long-held plan of commercialising its crude oil reserves since the first discovery of commercially viable quantities was confirmed in 2006. To achieve this dream and plan, Uganda has had to endure the delay of having to establish all the necessary legal and regulatory framework and necessary […]