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EITI : Uganda Opens Up To Contract Transparency In Oil global witness 3 1

Winnie Ngabirwe, the coordinator of Publish What You Pay PYP Uganda, says the move is welcome because it opens the oil and gas sector in Uganda to citizen scrutiny. She says dealing in the oil and gas sector will no longer remain secretive as they have been in the past.
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Salva Kiir Using Oil Money to Fuel Conflict- Report oil curse 1 Top story

The report draws on secret documents and first-hand testimony to detail the means by which one of South Sudans most significant economic institutions has been co-opted to serve the personal aims of President Salva Kiir.
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Fresh Pressure Against Oil Exploration in Virunga Protected Area global witness 3 1

Peter Kibuuka, an environmentalist with National Association of Professional Environmentalists warned that the natural resources of Uganda and DRC are under pressure by multinational companies.
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Govt Official Defends Africa Gold Refinery Over Illicit Dealings global witness 2 1

A senior official in the Ministry of Energy has defended the Entebbe-based Africa Gold Refinery AGR over suspicion that it refines illicit gold from Democratic Republic of Congo DRC and South Sudan. The Belgian-Owned African Gold Refinery has been refining gold in Uganda since February when President Museveni launched it to add value to Ugandas gold before export.
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Tullow Discloses Shs59bn Tax Payment to Uganda in 2013 tullow oil

In an unprecedented move, Tullow Oil yesterday evening published its 2013 Annual Report and unaudited accounts revealing taxes and royalties paid to governments where it operates. In its report, Tullow revealed paying $23million [Shs58.3bn] to the Ugandan tax authorities in 2013, down from $174.6m [Shs443.2bn] paid in 2012. In 2012, Tullow paid $141.8m to the Uganda Government as part of the Capital Gains Tax imposed by Uganda Revenue Authority after the sale of assets to Total and CNOOC.
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Illicit Money Outflows From Uganda Hit Shs18trillion transparency Top story

This money is often obtained by illegal means, exploiting legal loopholes and through a complex web makes it through to tax havens and bank accounts outside Uganda. This according to the report has negative implications to the performance of the economy.
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