Uganda Legislators Clash Over Minister's Oil Powers

The government had initially proposed the energy minister be responsible for granting and revoking licenses, negotiating and endorsing petroleum agreements and approving field development plans, however, members of parliament argue this would make the ministry susceptible to corruption.


Uganda's oil refinery

  • Uganda:   President of African Development Bank Tips Govt On Oil

    Independent (Kampala), 8 November 2012

    The president of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, has advised Uganda to exploit her oil and natural gas resources in an optimal manner if the country is to avoid… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Battlelines Drawn Over Oil

    African Arguments, 29 October 2012

    When Beatrice Atim Anywar received a call from a reporter to ask if her daughter had applied for a scholarship with an oil company, she laughed: "I had no idea," she said. At over… Read more »