Uganda Oil Debate Heats Up

Civil society organisations have hit back at President Yoweri Museveni's accusations that some members of parliament and NGOs were representing "foreign interests" during the concluded debate on the Petroleum Bill.


Photo: New Vision

President Yoweri Museveni to resist foreign interference in oil sector.

  • Uganda: Coalition On Oil NGOs Vow to Fight On

    Independent (Kampala), 15 December 2012

    President Museveni may have talked tough accusing some MPs and civil society organizations of selling out to 'foreign interests' but the latter have come out to respond, saying ... read more »

  • Uganda: MPs Were Bribed to Fail Oil Bill - Museveni

    New Vision, 14 December 2012

    President Yoweri Museveni has asked the Inspector General of Government to investigate circumstances under which some Members of Parliament were paid huge sums of money during ... read more »

  • Uganda: Oil Saga - MPs Hit Back At Museveni

    New Vision, 14 December 2012

    Members of Parliament under the Parliamentary Forum on Oil and Gas (PFOG) have dismissed President Yoweri Museveni and Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi's allegations that they were ... read more »

  • Uganda: Oil - Museveni Attacks MPs, NGOs

    Observer, 13 December 2012

    As Opposition MPs boycott House: read more »

  • Uganda: New Law Fails to Ease Oil Concerns

    UNIRIN, 13 December 2012

    Uganda's parliament recently passed a law to govern the exploration, development and production of the country's estimated three billion barrels of oil, a resource whose extraction ... read more »