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South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea Announce Partnership on Oil and Gas

South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea have announced an historic partnership, setting out the terms for a strong bilateral relationship between the African oil and gas… (Read More)


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)

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

IGAD Council of Ministers Appeal for International Support to Combat Famine

The IGAD Council of Ministers have appealed to the International community for support in tackling the already severe famine affecting about 10 million people in… (Read More)


Worry as Partner States Fail to Remit Contributions to EAC

Article 132 L of the treaty for establishment of the East African Community provides that there shall be budget for EAC organs and institutions to… (Read More)


UPDF Commandos Secure UK Minister Boris’ Somalia Visit

Heavily-armed UPDF commando units provided tight security for UK’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as he made his first visit to Mogadishu on Wednesday ahead of… (Read More)

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Tullow Oil, CNOOC, Total Launch Design Studies for Buliisa, Nwoya Upstream Projects

The three joint venture partners in the oil rich Albertine region CNOOC, Tullow Oil and Total E & P have signed the Front End Engineering… (Read More)


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. (Tota... (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)





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Banking giant Stanbic Uganda has Wednesday announced it’s 2016 performance... (Read More)

Isingiro District Chairman Defies Minister On Quarantine Again

The Isingiro district LC 5 Chairman Jeremiah Birungi Kamurari has once again opp... (Read More)

Named: Finance Ministry Officials Arrested for Taking Bribes from Investors

Identities of the two Finance Ministry officials arrested for soliciting bribes ... (Read More)

UCC Orders Deactivation of All Unregistered Simcards Tonight

Uganda Communications Commission has ordered for the immediate deactivation of a... (Read More)

Uganda Cup: Express Drawn Against URA FC

Record Champion’s Express football club have been pitted against Uganda Revenu... (Read More)

Youth Livelihood Fund Isn’t Presidential Handshake – Youths Warned

The Ibanda Deputy RDC Mary Bashongoka Kamaduka has cautioned the Youth Livelihoo... (Read More)

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Four out of 14 suspects now on remand for participating in the attack on both Ka... (Read More)

Politics

Muntu Warns that Uganda Could Degenerate into a Terror Run State

Following the dreadful killing of the former Assistant Inspector General of Poli... (Read More)

 

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