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Uganda oil money agreements

  What is govt hiding? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Hussein Lumumba Amin, a renowned socio-political analyst, recently ignited debate on one of Uganda’s most sensitive subjects since Uganda discovered commercially viable oil reserves in 2006: What exactly will be Uganda’s share of its oil resource when production finally …

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Uganda to spend UGX 8Bn after admission to EITI community

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda is set to spend 8.07 billion Shillings in the next 18 months on different activities aimed at improving the governance of extractive industries in the country. The development follows the country’s admission to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative – EITI, a global partnership for …

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Gov’t embarks on process to review extractive laws

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  All laws governing the country’s extractive sector will undergo a review by the government following the admission of Uganda to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative – EITI. The EITI boosting of a membership of 54 countries worldwide lays a foundation for transparent and accountable management …

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Uganda in tough test on oil money

Secret dirty deals could end as govt signs transparency initiative Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda’s recent admission into the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a “step in the right direction,” according to local civil society. But many also remain cautious. Gerald Byarugaba, the extractive industries coordinator at …

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Optimism and pessimism for oil sector in 2019

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The oil sector in 2019 was dotted with both sheds optimism and pessimism in equal measure. The year started with government pledge for transparency in the sector when it signed up to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), much to the delight of civil …

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