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16:53
16:53

China Assures Rubondo on Supply of Crude Oil Pipeline 1

Confirmation by the company confirms the major role that China and Chinese firms are expected to play in the construction of the pipeline. Some Western banks and insurance firms were forced to shy away from funding the project.
17:50
17:50

Tanzanian Officials Tour Uganda EACOP Route, to Fast Track Construction License 2

The Director of Petroleum at EWURA, Eng. Gerald Maganga promised to expedite the process of approval of the construction license from the Tanzanian side.
18:06
18:06

Amidst Mounting Opposition to EACOP, Nankabirwa Turns to Churches for Support 1 Top story

Opposition against EACOP has intensified since the beginning of February when the Joint Venture partners took the Final Investment Decision(FID) on the Pipeline and the oil fields that will feed it.
22:02
22:02

Don’t Disclose Oil Pipeline Agreement Contents, Solicitor General Warns Government Robert Kasande 1

The Solicitor General wrote: "All the three contractual agreements contain a confidentiality clause which prohibits disclosure of information of a financial, technical or commercial nature relating to EACOP project to any third party except with consent of the other party or where the disclosure is allowed by law or disclosure is as a result of a court order or required in court proceedings."
16:13
16:13

Gov't Not Bothered About Banks Refusing to Finance EACOP 1 1

Several banks in France, where the lead investor in the project, Total, is based, have stated that they will not be part of the arrangements to finance the pipeline that will run from Western Uganda to Tanzania’s Tanga Port.
17:52
17:52

We Won't Abandon Oil Despite Pressure - TOTAL Uganda Climate Change 3

At least 38 CSOs from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo issued a communique rejecting the signing or conclusion of what they called secret agreements for the Tilenga, Kingfisher and East African Crude Oil Pipeline oil projects, until all court cases in various countries are determined. The cases mainly related to issues of human rights and the environment.
21:31
21:31

EACOP Talks Inch Towards A Last-Minute Deal—As Museveni, Suluhu Meet PAU 2 1 Top story

A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
15:02
15:02

Hawk-eyed MPs Throw Out Finance Minister's Supplementary Request 3 1

One of the discrepancies that MPs highlighted was the fact that the supplementary Budget request schedule 5 had been tabled under a non-existent vote. The request had been made under vote 311 which is a vote previously belonging to the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) that is now receiving funds under a subvention from the ministry of finance.
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