By Keefa Nuwahereza
of Uganda’s oil sector is brightening up after President John Pombe Magufuli’s government
agreed to resume talks of constructing
the crude oil pipeline from the Albertine Graben an oil refinery in
has learnt that Negotiations for a Host Government Agreement (HGA) for the East
African Crude Oil Pipe-line (EACOP) project will start soon.
completion of Total Oil's acquisition of 33.334 percent of Tullow Oil's stake,
thus paving way for the French oil giant to own a 66.7 percent of upstream
stake in the project.
has given it legal ownership and the right to fast-track execution of the Crude
Oil Pipeline project. The HGA is an agreement between a foreign investor and
the local government which...
By Keefa Nuwahereza
of Health has announced that the number of cumulative Coronavirus (COVID-19)
cases in Uganda has risen to 870, after results from samples tested on June 28th, 2020 confirmed 11 new
COVID-19 cases, who are all Ugandans.
from the Ministry revealed that 4 of the confirmed cases are among 1,784 cases
tested from Points of Entry, while 7 are among 546 samples of alerts and
contacts and that the Total COVID-19
recoveries are 808.
Statement from the Ministry of Health announcing the new cases of COVID-19 in Uganda
It was also revealed
in a statement from the Ministry that Uganda currently has 190 active cases on
admission and to date, no COVID-19 related death has been recorded in the
By Elite News Reporter
government of Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in
detaining American President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes
carried out the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad.
prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said on Monday that Trump and over 30 others who Iran
accuses of involvement in the January 3 strike that killed General Qassem
Soleimani face "murder and terrorism charges", the semi-official ISNA
news agency reported.
did not identify anyone else sought other than Trump, but stressed Iran would
continue to pursue his prosecution even after his presidency ends.
based in Lyon, France, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
also was quo...