Weekly Serie – Is Oil Hunt in Ugandan National Parks a Real Test to Africa’s Eco Defenses? Or Legal Defenses?

Is Oil Hunt in Ugandan NParks a Real Test to Africa’s Eco or Legal defenses? Some of the latest articles on oil developments in Uganda are not very clear on what is being done by both government and companies in Uganda. When speaking to some key environmentalists in Uganda it was clear that both Uganda… Read More

Weekly Serie Oil drilling in Protected Areas – Murchison Delta: Blurred Future of Wildlife and Tourism

Oil drilling in Murchison delta and the blurred future of wildlife and tourism By Isaac Imaka & Frederic Musisi April 10  2013 at  01:00 A shoebill is often described as an ugly, shy and rare bird. Ugly as it may look, it is one of the most sought after birds in the Murchison Falls National… Read More

OIL IN AFRICA PART ONE: What makes Botswana different?

With the recent oil discoveries in Africa, the region is emerging as one of the key areas for oil exploration. Despite the oil and gas wealth not many countries in the African continent have been able to benefit from it.  Oil in Africa has become a curse. Botswana is the only country in the continent that… Read More

WHY IS OIL EXPLORATION SEEN AS NEGATIVE?

21.06.2012 From June 24th till July 6th, the World Heritage Committee and State Parties will be gathering in St Petersburg for the 36th session of the World Heritage Committee. The conservation status of our most precious places on earth will be discussed and decisions will be made to safeguard those places for future generations. In… Read More