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Why Uganda needs CSR policy guidelines in the oil and gas sector

COMMENT | Daniel Abowe |  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a business approach that contributes to sustainable development by delivering economic, social, and environmental benefits for all stakeholders during project implementation. It also refers to the corporation’s initiatives to assess and take responsibility for the company’s effects on environmental and social …

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Three suspected car robbers arrested in the Albertine

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Flying squad operatives attached to the Albertine region police headquarters have arrested three suspected car robbers. The operatives have also recovered four stolen cars and one motorcycle from the robbers. Police has identified the suspects as; Allan Kihumuro (21), a resident of Kiryatete a Hoima …

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191 defilement cases reported in Albertine region during lockdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have raised a red flag over the escalation of defilement cases in the Albertine region during the COVID-19 lockdown. Statistics from the Criminal investigations department in the region show 191 defilement cases were recorded between March and May in the region. 81 suspects …

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Traffic police intensify operations in Albertine region

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the Christmas mood gains momentum, police in the Albertine have warned motorists against reckless behaviors that normally claim lives and leaving others nursing injuries. The Albertine region has four major traffic Highways including, the Hoima-Fort portal, Hoima-Kampala, Hoima-Butiaba -Wanseko and the Kiryandongo …

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Albertine fishermen demand involvement in oil and gas sector

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen in the Albertine Graben are demanding involvement in the oil and gas sector. They argue that despite the improvement of various sectors like roads, Health facilities and Education, the fishing communities have been abandoned. Currently, the government and oil companies are implementing several infrastructures …

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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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