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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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NEMA snubs CSOs petition on oil pipeline assessment report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The National Agricultural Management Authority-NEMA has snubbed a petition by civil societies under Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas-CSCO which requested the environment body not to approve the East African oil pipeline environment and social impact assessment report. The Civil Society Coalition on …

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CSOs write to president Museveni against building dam on murchison falls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A section of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have jointly written to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni demanding him to declare that no dam is constructed at Murchison Falls. The letter dated 28th November is signed by Dickens Kamugisha, the Executive Director of Africa Institute for Energy Governance …

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Fury over Murchison Falls

Govt proposal to build a sixth power dam on the Nile kicks up storm Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Murchison Falls, one of River Nile’s remaining spectacular waterfalls tops the “bucket list” of iconic sceneries in Uganda that hundreds of thousands of tourists covet when they visit the country. …

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Gov’t promises to extend Umeme concession

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Finance Minister Matia Kasaija says the government is to extend power distributor Umeme’s concession. His revelation ends the uncertainty over Umeme’s future in Uganda’s energy sector as electricity supplier. Kasaija in his 2019/20 financial year budget speech however said the concession with Umeme Limited …

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Back off Lake Edward basin–Campaigners tell government

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With just days before the government announces the next round of oil exploration licenses, activists have asked government to stay away from the Lake Edward basin area, where the block is found. In a letter issued over the weekend, the activists under Coalition of …

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