Govt to conduct public hearings for the Kingfisher oil project

AAIU to conduct pre-hearing and community engagements to prepare communities to engage government The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) will next week(19th-21st June, 2019) hold a Public hearing for the Environmental and Social impact Assessment for Kingfisher oil project among affected communities. “The public is further notified that there will be two public hearings Wednesday […]

Compensation remains messy, ‘noisy’ NGOs risk closure

The heated debate at last week’s public dialogue in Kampala to discuss the progress of compensation efforts in the proposed refinery area in Hoima District has shown that the process remains contentious, as government continues to disagree with disgruntled residents, backed by some civil society organisations.