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Pipeline affected persons petition Total over intimidation, compensation

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 people affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline in Kyotera and Lwengo districts have petitioned Total Energies E&P Uganda, for an intervention to address grievances stemming from the land acquisition process. The 1,443km East African Crude Oil Pipeline will transport Uganda’s …

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Pipeline affected persons in Kyotera protest arrest of leader

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | People affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project in Kyotera district have protested the arrest of their leader. Richard Birimuye Ssekyondwa was arrested on Friday on the orders of the District Police Commander Hassan Hiwumbire, for allegedly sabotaging government projects. His arrest …

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Land acquisition for oil pipeline

Processes provide support to affected persons to ensure adequate compensation and improved livelihood COMMENT | GLORIA SEBIKARI | The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has noted recent media reports published in some local dailies alleging that the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Project Affected Persons (PAPs) are being mishandled …

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EACOP compensation: Kyotera PAPs shun bank account opening

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 30 people affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline route in Nabigasa sub-county in Kyotera district have declined to open up bank accounts ahead of the compensation payment. New Plan Limited and Total Uganda entered a partnership with Centenary Bank to help …

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Pipeline compensation claims outnumber affected persons by far

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of persons with interests on land located in the route of the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline- EACOP is nearly 1,000 more than the number of Project Affected Persons-PAPs, according to information available. According to the approved resettlement action plan, a total of 3,792 …

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Compensation of oil pipeline affected persons to start next year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The compensation of people affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project, countrywide is expected to start early next year. The 1,443km crude oil export pipeline will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Hoima in Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga port in …

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MPs question energy ministry officials over failure to spend UGX 10Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has tasked officials from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to explain why they failed to spend 10.1 billion Shillings which was partly meant to compensate Project Affected Persons (PAPs) in different areas. Led by the Permanent Secretary Robert …

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