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Stanbic Bank Hosts Oil and Gas Conference for Local Content Providers

As Uganda anticipates production of its first oil in the Albertine Graben region in 2020, stakeholders in the sector say it is critical to position… (Read More)







OPINION: Local Service Providers Must Plan Strategically to Succeed in Uganda’s Oil, Gas Sector

By: Edwin Mucai The Oil & Gas sector in Uganda holds a lot of promise for local content/service providers now that significant milestones in the… (Read More)






Analysis

Rwenzori Killings: How a Rape Case Ignited a Tribal Firestorm in Kabarole

On September 8, a Mutooro man reportedly raped a Mukonzo woman at Butara B village in Kabonero Sub County in Kabarole District. The grisly incident… (Read More)







Bigirimana Shines Spotlight on Uganda’s National Youth Policy

Pandemonium broke out on Dec. 16, 2016 when enraged youth disrupted the launch of the Uganda Youth Policy in Kampala. It was a horrible spectacle… (Read More)







Tumwebaze: Trump’s Victory a Crushing Defeat of Media Propaganda

Information and ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze has spoken out on the stunning rise of Donald Trump to the highest political seat in United States, saying… (Read More)






E. A. Live News

Burundi Gov’t Woos Refugees Back Home

The Burundian government has started a campaign to see all nationals who ran out of the country to neighboring countries as refugees return home. On… (Read More)







EALA: Lumumba Rallies MPs to Vote Opposition Candidates Ready to Work with NRM

As the elections of representatives to the East African Parliament close in, the NRM Secretary General, Justine Kasule Lumumba has advised party MPs to only… (Read More)







NRM EALA Elections: Museveni Condemns Voter Bribery

President Museveni has Wednesday expressed dismay over the increased monetization of elections in the country which was evident during the party primaries for the East… (Read More)






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Oil Company Total E&P Staff Declare Sit-down Strike

Ugandan Staffers at oil and gas exploration company, Total E&P have declared industrial action against the management who they claim have ignored their grievances that… (Read More)







OIL CASH SAGA: Parliament Resumes Business

Parliament has announced resumption of business on Wednesday, a week after Speaker Rebecca Kadaga suspended plenary sittings following a controversial order issued by the Deputy… (Read More)







Petroleum Authority Appoints New Directors

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has appointed five directors to support the implementation of the association’s mandate of monitoring and regulating the exploration, development… (Read More)







OIL CASH: Judiciary Praises Kadaga; Advises on Vacating Restrictive Court Order

In a rare show of support, the Judiciary has applauded Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for denouncing a court order blocking a Parliamentary discussion or probe into… (Read More)







EC to Discipline Lawyer Sabiiti over Oil Payments Court Order

The Electoral Commission management has resolved to take what an official described as a “firm disciplinary action” against its lawyer Eric Sabiti for petitioning the… (Read More)







OIL PAYMENTS: Storm in Parliament as Kadaga Orders Rukutana to Vacate “Stupid Court Order”

In what appears the beginning of a showdown between Parliament and the Executive, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has warned against interference in her work and ordered… (Read More)







Dr Micheal Mugerwa Named URHC Pioneer General Manager

The Uganda Refinery Holding Company Limited (URHC) has appointed Dr Micheal Nkambo Mugerwa as the first General Manager, ChimpReports has learnt. Dr Mugerwa, a  Chemical… (Read More)







OIL CASH Bonanza: URA Up in Arms as Parliament Insists on Accountability

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) is fighting back after its senior officials and some government top shots named in the infamous Shs 6bn handshake saga quietly… (Read More)







Tullow Oil Sells Shs 3tn Assets to Total E & P

Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) has announced a substantial farm-down of its assets in Uganda to Total E&P Uganda B.V. (Total).  A Sale and Purchase Agreement… (Read More)






2020 is Oil Year, Reaffirms Minister Muloni

The Minister for Energy and Mineral Development Eng Irene Muloni has reaffirmed that Uganda is already on track and by 2... (Read More)

OIL: Kadaga Urges Bunyoro to Optimize Gov’t Projects

The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has urged the people in the Bunyoro sub region to engage in development project... (Read More)

EVIDENCE: Auditor General Muwanga was Aware of Controversial Oil Payments

The Auditor General (AG) John Muwanga was fully aware of the dubious Shs 6bn presidential handshake doled out to Uganda ... (Read More)

MPs Form ‘Group for Action’ Against Tullow Tax Cash Bonanza

A total of 30 Members of Parliament led by a Commissioner have formed a group to demand for action against senior govern... (Read More)

After 40 Years, Kabagambe Bows out of Public Service

Dr. F.A Kabagambe – Kaliisa has been hailed for his role in the growth of Uganda’s extractives sector during his... (Read More)

Total E&P Uganda wins the Africa Leadership Oil and Gas Sector Award

Total E&P Uganda has emerged overall winner of the Oil and Gas Sector Award at the Africa Leadership Awards 2016, he... (Read More)

UNDP Bolsters Uganda’s Efforts to Exploit Mineral Resources

Uganda has some of the largest deposits of unexploited mineral resources in the world. These include 3.8 Million tonnes ... (Read More)

OPINION: Uganda Can Learn from Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Experiences

By: James Karama A few months ago, I was honored to be part of a delegation that visited Nigeria on an Oil & Gas loc... (Read More)

Oil Refinery Affected Residents Unhappy With ‘Congested’ Resettlement Houses

By Fred Kiva: Residents affected by the oncoming Oil Refinery project in Hoima district, who are awaiting resettlement, ... (Read More)

Uganda Targets $1.5bn per Year as Oil Firms Get Production Licences

Foreign oil firms have welcomed government’s decision to approve their Field Development Plans and Production Licences... (Read More)

Kenya to Export Oil in 2017

Following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive to expedite exportation of Kenya’s first oil, Tullow Oil Company has ... (Read More)

Hope as South Sudan Moves to Increase Oil Production

Talks between South Sudan and Sudan to resume oil production have raised hopes the former’s economy could rise and shi... (Read More)

Ernest Rubondo Named Uganda Petroleum Authority Boss

Geologist Ernest Rubondo has been appointed the first Executive Director of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU), Chi... (Read More)



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Eskom Uganda has handed over the newly refurbished Njeru Primary School to the S... (Read More)

OPINION: Youth Unemployment is a National Security Issue

By: Morris Komakech Over the weekend, I struck a rather interesting conversation... (Read More)

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Besigye: Museveni Deserves an Oscar Award for Political Acting

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