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Uganda, Tanzania Sign Agreement to Start Construction Of Oil Pipeline

11 Apr 2021 · The construction of the pipeline is expected to take four years for the oil to start flowing. If complete, it will be the longest heated crude oil pipeline line in the world.

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Uganda, Tanzania Sign Agreement to Start Construction Of Oil Pipeline 1 3 Top story

The construction of the pipeline is expected to take four years for the oil to start flowing. If complete, it will be the longest heated crude oil pipeline line in the world.
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CSOs Decry Intimidation of EACOP Affected Persons in Masaka 1 2

Diana Nabiruma, the Communication Officers at the Africa Institute for Energy Governance-AFIEGO, indicates that besides anonymous persons cautioning them against engaging project affected persons and documenting their concerns, they have lately started registering cases of suspicious people trying to disrupt their community meetings.
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Truckers Strike Over South Sudan Armed Attacks Truck Drivers 4 2 Top story

Zedi Male, the Vice-chairperson of the Truck Driver’s Association, insists that the attacks are not being perpetrated by rebels as the South Sudanese authorities are claiming but they are being executed by government forces. Male says that the latest attack occurred near a military barracks.
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Pilot Early Warning System Cuts Lake Victoria Deaths 3

“The project has also reduced annual weather-related deaths on the lake by 30% - thus saving more than 300 lives per year, while economic benefits of the project are estimated at US$ 44 million per year,” says the study.
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Six Ugandans Detained in South Sudan for Illegal Logging 1

Geoffrey Osborn Oceng, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says that the South Sudan army picked up the six while cutting trees in a forest in Magwi County.
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East African Leaders Told to Learn from Magufuli’s Mistakes, Achievements Tanzania 1 3

The East African Law Society (EALS) has called on leaders of East Africa to learn from the mistakes that John Pombe Magufuli, the President of Tanzania made during his five year term.
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Cross Border Women Traders Advocate for Gender Equality 5 1

The women traders also pointed out that the flourishing informal trade can be very beneficial to the border residents due to the quick and improved livelihoods through job creations but they highlighted that such ventures are undeniably risky.