Activists Against Oil Pipeline Call on Pope #AfricaClimateCrisis

Ugandan activists have met Pope Francis to ask for his support in stopping the East African Crude Pipeline - a heated crude oil pipeline planned to run from Hoima in Uganda to the port of Tanga in Tanzania. The proposed project will cover an area of 1,443-kilometres and run near Africa's largest freshwater reserve - Lake Victoria - posing a huge threat to local livelihoods and biodiversity in the region.

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Lake Victoria (file photo).

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