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Museveni defends Oil agreements

President Yoweri Museveni has defended the signing o new oil agreements, saying Uganda stands to benefit from the move. Government has faced criticism for signing new agreements with Tullow Oil despite a parliamentary resolution against the same. The President explained that before the oil companies recover the costs incurred during the exploration process, they will …

Opposition MPs head to court over oil agreements

Opposition MPs say they are going to court to challenge the decision by government to sign more oil agreements, despite parliamentary resolutions against the same. President Museveni said the agreements were signed in the interest of Ugandans. All Opposition MPs except Cecilia Ogwal stayed away from the President’s address to Parliament this afternoon. Speaking after …

Opposition MPs boycot President’s address

Opposition Members of Parliament have boycotted the President’s address to the house on the recent developments in the oil sector. The president addressed the house extensively this afternoon, seeking to assure the country that all decisions taken so far are in their best interests. Museveni also lashed out at international NGOs, which he said can’t …