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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.
Africa Institute for Energy (AFIEGO) has written to president and the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) demanding for halting of processes to renegotiate and modify UMEME’s concession and licence respectively. 
 
This followed publication of a January 9, 2019 notice in the media in which ERA called on the public to make comments on a notice, published on its website, which shows the modifications it intends to make to UMEME’s licence.  Read More