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15:18
15:18

All Not Lost in New Oil Law - ACODE petroleum law 3

The desire for a stronger oil and gas law was not totally lost when parliament endorsed a clause granting tight ministerial control over licensing of oil and gas. Onesmus Mugenyi, the Deputy Executive Director of Advocates Coalition for Development (ACODE), says the civil society still managed to sail through parliament some good clauses that would promote accountability and transparency in the oil sector.
04:05
04:05

Ministers Shun Committee Investigating Parliament Chaos petroleum bill 2012 2

Ministers on Friday refused to submit to the committee set up by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga to investigate the disruption of parliamentary proceedings earlier this week. The ministers say the committee on rules, privileges and discipline has no moral authority to summon them.
18:17
18:17

Chaos as MPs Protest Over Oil Bill oil debate 1

Odonga Otto, the Aruu County MP asked the rationale behind changing a clause that will affect the whole bill after all the efforts they have put in to get the bill where it is.
20:05
20:05

MPs Warn Police Ahead of Petroleum Bill Demo oil bills 2

Legislators who are planning a demonstration over the petroleum, exploration production and development bill have warned police against blocking the public from accessing parliament.
15:57
15:57

Parliament Lacks Quorum to Vote on Oil Bill oil bills 2

Parliament has failed to pass a vote on the petroleum exploration, development and production bill because of lack of the required number of legislators to take the vote.
07:57
07:57

Oil Bills Delayed Further as Parliament Goes on Recess oil debate 1

Deputy speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanyah has referred the oil bills back to the committee of natural resources to reconcile the position on the various amendments being proposed.
18:44
18:44

MPs Demand Adhoc Committee's Findings Before Oil Bills are Passed tullow oil 2

Members of parliament have questioned why the adhoc committee that was instituted last year to investigate the oil sector hasn’t tabled it is findings to guide them on the oil bills debate.
19:14
19:14

Mixed Reactions as Tullow Appoints Ugandan Manager oil debate

The appointment of a Ugandan national as General Manager of Tullow Oil has drawn mixed reactions with sections of the public saying the management of the country’s oil resource could be heading to a right direction. Tullow Oil Uganda on Monday announced the appointment of Jimmy Mugerwa as General Manager of its operations in the country.
16:09
16:09

Kakooza Mutale Thrown Out of Oil Consultative Meeting bunyoro knigdom 1

There was drama at Riviera Hotel in Hoima this morning when Major Roland Kakooza Mutale showed up at a meeting convened by the parliamentary committee on natural resources to hold consultations with local leaders, Bunyoro Kingdom officials and civil society organizations. Mutale stormed the meeting in the company of six other unidentified people.
17:27
17:27

Clerics Want Powers of Oil Minister Reduced oil debate

Clerics under the Inter-religious Council of Uganda have called for the streamlining of the powers given to the Minister under the Petroleum Bills now before the natural resources committee of parliament.
18:36
18:36

Besigye Applauds Bunyoro King on Storming Parliament oil debate 3

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC leader, Colonel Kizza Besigye, has backed the storming of parliament by Bunyoro King Solomon Gafabusa Iguru saying it shows that the kingdom is disappointed by the way oil transactions are being made.
13:01
13:01

Parliament Scrutinizes Petroleum Bills oil debate

The natural resources committee of parliament has started scrutinizing the oil bills that was tabled by government before the house in February.
18:51
18:51

Oil Money Not For Consumption oil agreements

President Yoweri Museveni in a special address to parliament has emphasised that the oil money shall not be used for consumption but for capacity building.
17:53
17:53

Government Finally Tables Oil Bill oil debate

Government has finally tabled the long awaited bill seeking to regulate the oil and gas sector. Kamanda Bataringaya, the Minister of State in charge of Minerals tabled the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Bill 2012 on Wednesday.
15:55
15:55

Abdu Katuntu: Quash Oil Confidential Clauses psa

Abdu Katuntu Drags Attorney general to Constitutional Court over Oil Confidentiality Clauses.
16:28
16:28

Museveni Meets NRM Caucus oil debate

About 100 NRM Members of Parliament are at State House, Entebbe for a meeting with President Yoweri Museveni to discuss the draft rules of procedure for the party parliamentary caucus.
17:14
17:14

Gov't Needs UGX 30Billion to Manage Oil Waste maria mutagamba

Government will in the next five years require 30 billion shillings to cater for the oil waste management, the ad hoc committee on oil and gas sector has heard.
21:09
21:09

Werikhe Pledges Transparency in Oil Investigation oil debate

a story from interviews done with chairperson of the ad hoc committee and stephen tashobya ahead of the investigations starting today
12:28
12:28

Gen. Tumwine: Who Is Mbabazi Not To Step Down? oil debate

General Elly Tumwine, the UPDF representative in parliament has warned against a move to politicize the fight against corruption so as to enable some individuals gain advantage of the situation.
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