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AFIEGO demands transparency as leaders meet over oil deals

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The African Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) is demanding for the involvement of Ugandans in the negotiations on the East African Crude Oil Pipeline and the Tilenga oil projects in the Albertine region. The call comes as Ugandan and Tanzanian leaders and their technocrats …

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China’s shaky dance with Uganda

Chinese foreign minister Wang’s visit to Africa is another missed opportunity to seal deals ANALYSIS | THE INDEPENDENT | Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi has been on a five-nation tour in Africa that started on Jan.04 and took him to Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Botswana, Tanzania and …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Tullow versus Uganda ends

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Digging for oil: Tullow’s 16-year acrimonious relationship with Uganda ends THE LAST WORD On Uganda’s election violence: How the president,the security services and the opposition are beneficiaries of this political pathology COMMENT Why …

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URA okays $575 million Total-Tullow oil deal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | French oil major Total,  the Ugandan government and Tullow have resolved tax disagreements that have delayed the sale of a $575 million stake that is key to ensuring Uganda produces first oil in three years’ time. “Government of Uganda and the Ugandan Revenue Authority have executed a …

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Government approves UGX 2 Trillion Tullow farm-out deal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has finally allowed Tullow to sell all its stake in Uganda’s oil and gas sector to French oil giant Total E&P. Tullow in a statement on Wednesday announced that the Ministry of Energy and Uganda Revenue Authority approved the deal valued at $575 million …

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Tough times for Africa’s upstream oil and gas

How is the Covid-19 pandemic impacting investment in large-scale oil and gas developments in sub-Saharan Africa? Ian Lewis sees tough times ahead Getting upstream oil and gas projects off the ground in sub-Saharan Africa was challenging before the Covid-19 pandemic. Now the operating environment is even tougher, as the industry contends with …

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