Will East Africa’s new oil and gas producers get it right?

 A decade ago, I co-authored Bottom of the Barrel: Africa’s Oil Boom and the Poor with Prof. Terry Lynn Karl of the “Paradox of Plenty” fame.

Which way is oil power flowing?

How is oil impacting on the distribution of political power in Uganda?  Is it empowering local government and communities, or concentrating more power at the centre?  We asked a range of Ugandan thinkers and public figures “What impact is oil having on political and economic relations between the Ugandan state and local administrations and people […]