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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)






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

Amb Mfumukeko Advises on EAC Cross-border Power Trade, Grid Interconnection

The Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, over the weekend presided over the Ministerial Session of the 12th Council of Ministers… (Read More)







Rwandan Minister Sworn-in as EALA Ex-Officio

Rwanda’s Minister for Trade, Industry and EAC, Hon. Francois Kanimba on Tuesday took an oath of  Allegiance as an Ex-Officio of the East African Legislative… (Read More)







Rwanda Hailed on Proposal to Make Kiswahili an Official Language

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has congratulated the Government of Rwanda following its move to start a legislative process towards making Kiswahili one of… (Read More)






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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 2020 the country shall be… (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 projects to benefit from the various… (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 Revenue Authority lawyers and government… (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 government officials who awarded… (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)

Uganda Authorises Total E & P Oil Production Licenses

Uganda’s Cabinet has authorised the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Irene Muloni, to provide production li... (Read More)

Oil: Gov’t Invites 3 Nigerian Companies for Production Sharing Agreements

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Monday announced completion of evaluation of bids for the first competitive l... (Read More)

Uganda Suspends Negotiations With Russian Oil Company, RTGR

The Government of Uganda has halted negotiations with Rostec Global Resources (RTGR) led Consortium of Russia for the se... (Read More)

Josephine Wapakhabulo Named Uganda Oil Company CEO

The Uganda National Oil Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Mrs. Josephine Kasalamwa Wapakhabulo as the first C... (Read More)


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The Education Ministry has halted further transfers of teachers in government ai... (Read More)

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Teachers in government aided schools who abscond from work including those who e... (Read More)

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Recent findings by the Government Citizen Interaction Centre (GCIC) have reveale... (Read More)

Rwanda Police Intercepts Stolen Cars With Ugandan Plates

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has intercepted and impounded two cars and a motorc... (Read More)

Kasaija Launches Shs 46Bn Agriculture Investment Fund

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has Tuesday launched a Ugsh 46 billion agro equit... . (Read More)

Ochwo Ready for National Boxing Open Championship

Mbale boxer David Ochwo is upbeat ahead of the Uganda Open Boxing Championship t... (Read More)

Former KCCA, SC Villa Midfielder Joins Kakamega Homeboyz in Kenya

Former KCCA FC, SC Villa and URA midfielder Patrick Senfuka Masiko has landed a ... (Read More)

MUBS Clarify on Murdered Girl

Makerere University Business School have come out to clarify on reports that one... . (Read More)

Amb Mfumukeko Advises on EAC Cross-border Power Trade, Grid Interconnection

The Secretary General of the East African Community, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, ove... (Read More)

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Millennials Don’t Know Where Museveni Found Uganda – Minister

As preparations commence for this year’s NRM/NRA 31st anniversary, Ugandans ha... (Read More)

 

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