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Minister unhappy over slow pace of road works in Albertine region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Betty Kamya has expressed frustration at the slow pace of road rehabilitation works under the Albertine Region Sustainable development Project-ARSDP in Hoima district. The project is a multi-sectoral plan that is being implemented for 5 years …

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Ebola screening intensified in Albertine region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health Experts have intensified Ebola screening in the Albertine region following a new death recorded in Kasese district. Districts in the Albertine graben share a common border with the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, an area that has been devastated by …

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Oil companies faulted for not employing native Banyoro

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Oil companies operating in the Albertine region have been faulted for not employing the natives from the region. Speaking during the second and last Public hearing for the Kingfisher Environmental and social impact Assessment-ESIA report for the proposed oil development projects on Friday at …

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CSOs demand environmental conservation in Albertine region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations operating in the oil-rich Albertine Graben are demanding for consistent efforts aimed at protecting the environment in the light of oil and gas exploration and production in the region. According to the CSOs, oil companies operating in the region have not …

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DRC, Uganda discuss Albertine security and economic development

Mahagi, DRC | MoFA UG |  Uganda and neighbors DRC are meeting to resolve trans-boundary conflicts affecting the Albertine region. Focus of the 3-day meeting that started on Monday will be on how citizens in the border region can best use the resources that Lake Albert and Edward provide. The meeting will also focus …

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Govt picks four companies for oil licencing round

Government has picked four companies to  negotiate Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs). The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, in a statement, said evaluation of bids for the first competitive licensing round were complete and successful companies invited to negotiate Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs). The four companies are: 1. Armour Energy …

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