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Katuntu Committee recommends refund of sh6bn ‘Presidential Handshake’

I suggest that on top of refunding the money, the Presidential Handshake beneficiaries each make a public apology – Anna Adeke Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Uganda’s Parliament has overwhelmingly approved recommendations from its Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises requiring 42 public officials to refund Ushs 6 billion shared out …

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Since it was signed by ex­perts, I signed – Syda Bbumba

Kampala, Uganda | PWATCHUG| For­mer En­ergy Min­is­ter, Syda Bbumba has feigned ig­no­rance of the con­tent in an oil pro­duc­tion shar­ing agree­ment that led to a $157 mil­lion tax waiver to Tul­low Oil Com­pany. Bbumba is in the eye of the storm af­ter Pres­i­dent Yow­eri Mu­sev­eni, while meet­ing leg­is­la­tors on the …

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OIL: Museveni talks tough on presidential handshake money

Whoever breached the law in the six billion shilling oil cash payout must face the law – Museveni The chairperson of Uganda’s  parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE)  Abdu Katuntu has said President Yoweri Museveni wants the solicitor General to account for sh5.6 billion supposed to have …

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Tullow Oil exiting Uganda’s oil sector?

Oil pundits sees Tullow Oil plc.’s new share sale a strategy to exit the country’s oil sector London-Based Tullow Oil plc’s announcement that it is once again scaling down its stake in Uganda’s oil development, shedding off nearly two thirds of its shareholdings to the rival firm, Total E&P for …

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VIDEO: Uganda awards Oil Production Licences to Tullow, Total

VIDEO: The Ministry of Energy and Mineral development has awarded 8 petroleum production licences to oil companies– with production work expected to start within 18 months. The licenses that have been awarded to Tullow Uganda operations and Total E&P will see three partner petroleum companies start oil production in a total …

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Uganda issues oil production licences, targets 2020

Uganda on Tuesday issued oil production licences to the French group Total and British company Tullow. Energy Minister Irene Muloni said first oil production is now expected in 2020. Experts say the government hopes to earn $1.5 billion a year from oil exploitation, particularly from taxes, royalties and a 15% share of the benefits …

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