Civil Society to Join Oil Demonstrations in Uganda

A group of legislators opposed to the Oil Bill - which empowers the oil minister to terminate and grant contracts at will - have aligned themselves with civil society to protest against the government's commitment on the controversial law.

VIDEO: Civil Society to Demonstrate Over Oil Bill in Uganda

  As the oil bill gets closer to being passed into law, Civil society organizations have joined members of parliament who are against the ... see more »

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