Lake Albert

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 19th, 2012
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Oil in Uganda Members of the community in Kisukuma Parish, Kigorobya sub-county, further allege that when they resisted demands to vacate the land for the new owner they were beaten and arrested by armed police and soldiers. When contacted by telephone on July 4, however, Major Muramagi — who is Mari...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 29th, 2012
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By Taimour Lay When you stand on the island of Rukwanzi at the heart of Lake Albert, your first thought, echoing perhaps the casual rhetoric of the region’s oil men, is that you are at the edge of a new frontier. But for its communities the lake is a centre, a point of connection and […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Feb 23rd, 2012
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Chinese state media say one of the country’s largest national oil companies is in negotiations to invest in Uganda’s first ever oil refinery. The China Daily said Thursday that the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) plans to invest in the project, which will be located i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 4th, 2012
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Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it is eyeing potential opportunities in South Sudan, which last July broke away from Khartoum, taking with it two-thirds of Sudan’s 500,000 barrels per day of oil production. “We continuously review potential business opportunities around the world. We would lik...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 6th, 2011
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Kampala – At least 19 people were reported missing after their boat capsized on the Ugandan side of Lake Albert, police said on Tuesday. The small boat set off on Sunday from the Hoima region on the shores of the lake which straddles Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo and police said t...
By benim
In Central Africa
Jun 27th, 2011
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Kinshasa – An official in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo says 19 people are believed dead after a boat capsized on Lake Albert. Mahagi territory administrator Christophe Ikando said on Monday that six people were rescued after the boat capsized overnight on Friday on the lake that strad...