We’ve been thrown in the oil shadows-Nwoya, Packwach, Nebbi District leaders speak out

Got Apwoyo sub county is headquartered somewhere inside a tiny structure in Nwoya district, tucked behind the Gulu – Pakwach highway. Turning off at a trading centre is a small road that leads to the quiet two-roomed establishment. The trading centre, a product of one of the several Internally Displaced Camps during the wanted warlord, […]

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI CONDEMNS RUTHLESS EVICTION OF MUBENDE GOLD MINERS

He denies knowledge of eviction plan by his army! President Yoweri Museveni has condemned the mode of operation that was used to evict the small scale and artisanal gold miners in Kitumbi and Bukuya sub counties in Mubende district. Mr Museveni expressed this last week ( Friday 8/09/2017) while meeting the leaders of Mubende at […]

Leaders in Oil Rich Districts Want a Special Fund to Monitor Oil and Gas Activities

Globally, oil and gas activities are known for its degrading and destructive effect on the environment. In Uganda, there are already fears that oil and gas activities in the Albertine graben could destroy the fragile ecosystem. This calls for increased close monitoring and early mitigation measures to be put in place. District leaders from the […]