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Pipeline affected persons petition Total over intimidation, compensation

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 people affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline in Kyotera and Lwengo districts have petitioned Total Energies E&P Uganda, for an intervention to address grievances stemming from the land acquisition process. The 1,443km East African Crude Oil Pipeline will transport Uganda’s …

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‘We are being victimized for our work,’ says AFIEGO director

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) director, Dickens Kamugisha says they are being targeted for their work on land rights and environment. He says while the organization is operating within the law, some individuals in government are working hard to silence it from raising …

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AFIEGO NGO staff detained over ‘ illegal oil sector operations’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six staff of Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) are currently detained at Kira Police Station. They include Dickens Kamugisha, the Chief Executive Officer, Rachael Amongin, the Assistant Communications Officer and Catherine Twongyeirwe, Finance and AdminIstration Assistant. Also  Mercy Nuwamanya, a Front desk officer,  …

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Govt clamps down on 54 NGOs

Move follows banning of more than 12,000 CSOs Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Civil society organisations have reacted with dissatisfaction at the government’s closure and suspension of 54 NGOs many of which work in the areas of transparency, accountability and governance across the country. On Aug.20, the National Bureau …

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AFIEGO demands transparency as leaders meet over oil deals

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The African Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) is demanding for the involvement of Ugandans in the negotiations on the East African Crude Oil Pipeline and the Tilenga oil projects in the Albertine region. The call comes as Ugandan and Tanzanian leaders and their technocrats …

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CSOs seek redress as French Court dismisses Tilenga case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four Civil Society Organizations which lost a case filed in French Court in relation to Total’s oil projects in Uganda are considering seeking redress in court. The CSOs are; Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO), Civic Response on Environment and Development (CRED)National Association for Profession …

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