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Uganda's estimated oil wealth has increased from 3.5 billion to 6.5 billion barrels,following new discoveries. || 80% of the land in Uganda is tilled by Women but they own less than 10% of it. || The Albertine grabben, where most of Uganda's oil is found, is also one of the most ecologically diverse regions in Africa.
On March 28, 2018, twenty (20) women, ten children and other refinery-affected persons  wrote to the Principal Judge and notified him of their intention to demonstrate at his chambers.
 
The refinery-affected women, children and others sought to express their displeasure with the judiciary over its inhumane, unjust and unfair delay in hearing the case they brought against government in 2014 over delayed, unfair and under-compensation. 
 
Understanding their frustration, the Principal Judge, Dr Yorokamu Bamwine, directed the  High Court to expedite hearing of the refinery-affected people's court case.