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Tororo-Busia road works stall due to delayed compensation of PAPs

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Works have failed to kick off on the 25-kilometer Tororo-Busia road because of the delayed compensation of Project Affected Persons-PAPs. The over Shillings 136 billion project was scheduled to kick off early last month. The Project Affected Persons-PAPs, say that they cannot allow the …

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EACOP: Kyotera PAPs petition Parliament over unfair compensation

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 100 people along the proposed route of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline-EACOP in Kyotera district have petitioned parliament protesting the compensation rates offered to them by the project implementers. The project-affected persons in Nabigasa sub county are aggrieved by what they describe as …

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EACOP: Dates set for compensation of pipeline affected persons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The long-awaited moment for the compensation of people affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline has come after the EACOP Company gave a timeline to start and complete the exercise. According to Martin Tiffen, the General Manager EACOP, they expect the compensation process to take …

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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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