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The EACOP and Tilenga are win-win projects

Cheick-Omar Diallo, the TotalEnergies Spokesperson for the Tilenga and EACOP projects accompanied a French contingent of journalists on tour of Uganda’s oilfields and project affected persons. The Independent’s Ronald Musoke was on the four day visit (July 16-19) and spoke to him about his impressions. Tell us about your visit …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Time for EAC standby force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Time for EAC Standby Force: Why should regional armies cooperate everywhere but on battlefield? THE LAST WORD How to broaden political appeal: Lessons for Uganda’s opposition from the repositioning of the National Front, …

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Catholic Bishops to discuss EACOP during June plenary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Catholic bishops under the Uganda Episcopal Conference are set to discuss the East African Crude Oil Pipeline-EACOP in their plenary scheduled for this month, Uganda Radio Network has learned. EACOP has been at the center of discussions across the world with different environmental activists lobbying different …

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Minister turns to churches for support amidst opposition to EACOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is turning to churches to seek their support for the development of Uganda’s oil and gas sector. Climate activists have stepped up their campaigns against the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) by targeting the churches and have had an audience with the Pope …

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Co-operation for sustainable oil production

The case for cooperation in the sustainable exploitation of natural resources has never been stronger COMMENT | DR. JANE NAMBAKIRE MULEMWA | Following the announcement of the Final Investment Decision (FID) in February 2022, and the recent accession of the Democratic republic of Congo (DRC) into the East African Community …

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EACOP: 41% of pipeline affected persons fully compensated

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 41 percent of the Project affected persons-PAPs under the East African Crude Oil pipeline-EACOP project have been fully compensated in Uganda. There are 3,648 project affected persons-PAPs under the EACOP project in Uganda. The 1,443km crude oil export pipeline will transport Uganda’s crude …

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