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13:22
13:22

Elly Karuhanga: Stop Scaring Away Investors oil and gas sector 3

Karuhanga said that if the government continues to be too greedy and pressurizing the oil companies, they will drag their feet since investment will be unattractive for them.
07:05
07:05

400 Companies Vie for Exploration Licenses in Albertine Region 2

She explained that while open competitive bidding is the preferred approach, it couldn't be applied earlier because the risk of exploration was high and attracting investors would be challenging.
10:57
10:57

Debate forms over selection of Russians for oil refinery bid. rt global resources

There is debate forming over the government\'s decision contract Russian-RT Global Resources for the bid to build and operate the over two billion dollar crude oil refinery in Hoima.
12:13
12:13

NRM Refutes Plan to Reinstate Presidential Term Limits age limit 1

Sources in the party told URN earlier that Kabula county MP, James Kakooza, the same MP who spearheaded the abolition of term limits in 2005, was considering a motion to reinstate the terms. Another source intimated that reinstating term limits would ease the debate on abolition of age limit for Presidential candidates.
10:48
10:48

Tullow Enacts Tough Measures Amid Financial Hardships tullow oil company

In Its 2014, financial year results, the company announced suspension of dividends and review of cost base and efficiencies expected to deliver cash savings of around United States $ 500 million over the next three years.
15:28
15:28

Minister Calls for Investment in Uganda\'s Renewable Energy Sector inadequate funding

The ministers recognized that the infrastructure challenges have greatly hindered economic development especially the energy sector which they admit is the main catalyst for economic growth.
14:48
14:48

President Blamed for Delay in Operationalization of Petroleum Laws petroleum authority

Analysts say that all these delays will either push the production date which is now anticipated at 2017 further or derail the preparation process.
07:48
07:48

Opposition Officials Top Local Government Score Card probe 2

According to the fifth local government council scored card released on Tuesday, FDC's Martin Mapenduzi, the Gulu district LC V chairperson and his Kamuli counterpart Salaam Musumba emerged top with 89 and 87 points respectively.
18:45
18:45

Local Government Woes Blamed on Endless Creation of Districts decentralization 3

The result was Inadequate financing, low levels of human resource capacity, political conflicts, low levels of civic competence, low levels of revenue collection and centralized control of the national budget resources, some of the factors hindering the attainment of a fully functional local government system.
08:46
08:46

World Urged to Embrace Renewable Energy fossil fuels 1

Oil and gas are fossil fuels and the International Renewable Energy Agency, an intergovernmental organisation that was created to promote a sustainable energy future has stepped up its fight against the use of fossil fuels.
08:12
08:12

Civil Society Activists Urge Government to Expedite Mineral Policy Review Process mining policy 2000

As a result, the civil society activists have tasked government to hasten the ongoing review of the mining policy review. They want government to make favorable mining policies and laws to cater for the incessant land wrangles, to increase royalty take and include artisanal miners.
10:39
10:39

Ministers Clarify Isimba Dam Loan china exim bank

Kiwanuka explained that the lender initially wanted the biggest distributor Umeme to be part of the agreement, which was not acceptable to the borrower.
16:53
16:53

Expectations over Oil Revenues Worry Experts oil curse 2

For the last three years he has been working, Nickson Ayebare, a graduate from Makerere University hasn't been able to even build a house for his family. But when Uganda starts pumping oil a few years from now, Ayebare hopes, the story will be very different.
17:50
17:50

MPs Want Umeme Excluded from Isimba Dam Loan

Nankabirwa says that it looks like government is building generation and transmission to benefit Umeme and wonders when government will build capacity of its own companies like UEDCL and UEGCL.
12:11
12:11

Japanese Firm to Undertake Feasibility Study for Pipeline

The pipeline which was initially to be financed by the oil companies will now be developed through a public private partnership partnering with Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda, the East African community member states which expressed interest.
12:18
12:18

Energy Ministry Launches Biomass Strategy to Increase Supply 2

Onesmus Muhwezi, the energy team leader at the United Nations Development programme (UNDP) country office says Uganda is already in a wood biomass deficit as the rate of restocking isn't matching the growing demand.
18:28
18:28

Commotion as Flying Squad Recovers Kagingo's Official Vehicle 2

Onume reportedly showed Opiyo a copy of a letter dated November 6th signed by Lucy Nakyobe, the state house comptroller asking the Flying Squad to recover the car.
17:11
17:11

Karuma Dam at 8% Completion 1

Andrew Aja Baryayanga, Kabale municipality MP who first dragged government to court over procurement of the project contractor says the government of China is no longer comfortable with the arrangement.
09:28
09:28

Activists Challenge Sentence to a Woman who Mutilated Baby feuding co-wives

ANPPCAN argues that the one year sentence is not commensurate to the crime committed and the pain suffered by the toddler and the medical costs incurred by the baby's single mother. They describe the sentence as a mockery of Justice adding that deterrent sentences should be given to dissuade offenders.
17:42
17:42

PAC Wants Forensic Audit into Judiciary Project 3

In his report, the auditor general notes that the Uganda Good Governance Project- UGOOGO planned to spend 4 Billion shillings to undertake various activities during the year, but the records regarding the receipts of expenditure and details of activities undertaken were not accessed.
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