A Final investment decision on Kingfisher development will allow CNOOC to award $460 million worth of contracts to Chinese and Ugandan players waiting to cash in from engineering, construction and logistics supply deals among others.
The discovery of commercial hydrocarbons in Lake Albert and its shores has led to border disputes between Uganda and DRC.
There are fears that tension may increase once Uganda begins the extraction given that the boundary between the two countries in the lake cannot be easily identified.
Ethan Mufuma says being the first African child to win this Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition-QCEC ever since its inception in 1883 is an extraordinary achievement which must be given the necessary attention by the state.
During the six months of the expo, President Museveni says that officials will show Uganda’s unique tourism potential to the people of the UAE and other participating countries and promote agriculture products such as diary, fish, simsim, cocoa, coffee, fruits and vegetables. They will also promote trade and seek joint ventures and investments in agriculture, manufacturing, services and ICT.
Another staff says Bamwesigye must lobby for extra funds because these funds are pegged to addressing staffing shortfalls, regulating safety and standards that could put UCAA in trouble when the International Civil Aviation Organisation-ICAO audits Uganda. "The ICAO audit is due this year and remember in 2014, that audit resulted in the closure of Air Uganda and suspension of Air Cargo."