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Oil refinery in Hoima district and evictions, Uganda EJAtlas

Oil refinery in Hoima district and evictions, Uganda Description: In 2006, Uganda discovered commercially viable oil deposits in the Albertine Graben region. Since then, the government embarked on establishing effective management procedures to promote growth and development for the country [1] But the oil extraction has impacted local residents in a number of ways. 7.000 individuals belonging

Petrochemical industrial park in Hoima, Uganda EJAtlas

7,118 people were evicted for a petrochemical industrial park in the Hoima District and struggles for fair compensation and rehabilitation continue. An airport is under construction, in the first phase freighters will deliver equipment for an oil refinery.

Petrochemical industrial park in Hoima, Uganda EJAtlas

The Government of Uganda acquired 2,957 hectares of land in Kabaale Parish, Busekera Sub-County, Hoima District for development of a petro-based industrial park, referred to as Kabaale Industrial Park. The phased project includes: Uganda’s second international airport, crude oil export pipeline hub, oil refinery, warehousing and logistics, polymer and fertiliser industries and agro

HOIMA RESIDENTS CURSE OIL REFINERY

When oil was discovered in Uganda especially in lake albert, Uganda government was quick to say that it’s a fortune for all Ugandans, but this is not the case for residents who were affected by the refinery in Kabaale Hoima district. Kabaale residents regret living like refugees in what used to be their cradle land after they were evicted in favor of Oil refinery. Under their umbrella of Oil

The impact of oil discovery on Hoima District Daily Monitor

The impact of oil discovery on Hoima District. Tuesday August 5 2014 . Work goes on Butyaba Road in Hoima. The new infrastructure as well as developments have brought services closer to the people

Balalo Evicted From Hoima Refinery Land Red Pepper

A proposed Refinery is set tobe built in Hoima. The Ministry of energy has started eviction of Banyarwanda pastoralists that recently invaded the proposed oil refinery land in Kabaale, Buseruka sub county Hoima district. The nomads have occupied the villages of

Land Oil In Uganda Page 5

HOIMA DISTRICT: 56-year old Joyce Hoima, shortly after receiving compensation for their land in the refinery area. However, some of their colleagues rejected the “unfair compensation” and chose to go to court (Photo: Chris Opio) The Land Division Court in Kampala has ruled against an interim injunction to stop the eviction of eleven families in Kabaale Parish, Hoima district, by

Oil refinery in Hoima district and evictions, Uganda EJAtlas

Oil refinery in Hoima district and evictions, Uganda. Description: In 2006, Uganda discovered commercially viable oil deposits in the Albertine Graben region. Since then, the government embarked on establishing effective management procedures to promote growth and development for the country [1] But the oil extraction has impacted local residents in a number of ways. 7.000 individuals

Social impacts Oil In Uganda Page 5

A recently concluded survey to determine a pipeline route from the proposed refinery in Kabaale Parish to Buloba, Wakiso district, close to the capital Kampala, has left a section of Hoima residents worried they could lose their land. Read More. Construction of resettlement houses commences. Tuesday, 13th October 2015 Land, Social impacts, Women and Oil. The affected families have waited

Oil exploitation conflict in Buliisa District EJAtlas

Oil exploitation conflict in Buliisa District, Uganda. Conflicts between Tullow oil company and local people and pastoralists, near Lake Albert. Involves land grabbing and population displacement. Threat to wildlife. Description: After obtaining their exploration licences for Uganda in 2004, Tullow Oil made their first significant oil discoveries in 2006 in the Lake Albert Rift Basin. In 2007

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A senior official in Uganda’s Internal Security Organization (ISO), Major Herbert Asiimwe Muramagi, has been named in a complex land dispute in oil-rich Hoima District where, some locals allege, in April of last year he bought 1,200 hectares of land from an entity that had no right to sell it.

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HOIMA DISTRICT: 56-year old Joyce Court throws out oil refinery residents’ petition. Thursday, 25th September 2014 Infrastructure, Land, Law, Social impacts. These two men were found merry making in Kyapaloni town, Kabaale parish, Hoima, shortly after receiving compensation for their land in the refinery area. However, some of their colleagues rejected the “unfair compensation” and

Lands Minister Institutes Committee To Probe

BY George Businge. HOIMA Lands Minister Betty Amongi has instituted a fact-finding committee to look into the controversy surrounding the Rwamutonga evictions where the government is going to set up an oil refinery in Hoima District.

Oil: Cost Of Living Explodes In Hoima New Vision Group

The Government plans to construct an oil refinery for its petroleum extracts at Kabaale in Buseruka sub-county in Hoima District. Construction works on the refinery are expected to start late this

Social impacts Oil In Uganda

According to the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC), there are 45,211 barrels of test crude oil stored in vacutainers in four different sites of Kasemene 1, Ngara 1, Ngiri 2 in Buliisa and Tangi camp in Nwoya district. The crude oil has been stored in the four sites since 2012. When UNOC was incorporated as a business arm of government in the oil and gas sector, the test crude was

Oil refinery: NGO finds holes in compensation

Gilbert Rubanga navigates through a bush to access his grass-thatched mud- and-wattle hut at Nyahaira village in the western district of Hoima. Rubanga is a cattle keeper and farmer, growing bananas, maize millet and sorghum. However, his livelihood now seems threatened by the government’s plan to construct an oil refinery on 29 square kilometres of land at Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub

Uganda: Oil Refinery Residents Want Resettlement

Residents of Kabaale parish in Hoima district, where an oil refinery is due to be built, are planning to petition Parliament to review the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP). The residents, who spoke

Oil refinery villages caught between ‘home’ And ‘money

Gaston Ovana, 37, wakes up every morning to till his 10-acre piece of land at Kyapoloni village in Buseruka Sub county, Hoima District. A father of seven, and husband of two wives, he sells crops to

Oil refinery construction process starts in Hoima Daily

Government has kick started a process of constructing an oil refinery in Hoima District which will displace more than 30, 000 families. “We have demarcated the land earmarked for a refinery to

Hoima Leaders Want Govt to Set Date for Relocation of

Local leaders from the oil refinery-affected area of Kabale in Buseruka Sub County, Hoima district, are demanding that government sets the date to relocate people. Playing audio not supported. The leaders argue that failure by government to pronounce itself on this has kept them in suspense and they cannot plan for the area.

Oil refinery construction process starts in Hoima Daily

Government has kick started a process of constructing an oil refinery in Hoima District which will displace more than 30, 000 families. “We have demarcated the land earmarked for a refinery to

Opinion: Infrastructure Development: To The Peril Of

By Siki Kigongo As I drove from Hoima to Kagadi, along a road currently undergoing construction, I felt a sense of excitement and pride, seeing the opportunities that the construction of Uganda’s first Oil Refinery was starting to bring not only to this region, but to

Dire living conditions in oil region ‘shock’ EU

The displaced persons are challenging their eviction in the Hoima high court.Exploration activities that started in 2006 and the subsequent development of the oil fields, have left many displaced from their homes.The construction of the oil refinery in Hoima district and building of roads leaning to oil wells in Buseruka sub county left close to 600 people displaced. About 200 people affected

EU ambassadors applaud government on oil progress

EU ambassadors applaud government on oil progress He adds that the construction of oil roads, the refinery and Hoima International Airport gives Uganda an upper hand in the oil production process. Dr Conze says that although the Final Investment Decision of the consortium for the pipeline has been pushed to the first half of 2019, the local leaders are still expecting the government to hit

Oil Refinery: Take the Money or be Relocated to Karamoja

Article 26 of the Uganda Constitution provides for circumstances under which government can take over an individual’s property, and the acquisition of land for an Oil Refinery falls under sub-section 2(a) which allows the acquisition of private property if is deemed necessary for public usage. However, residents of Kabaale sub-county in Hoima District question the manner in which they are

Uganda sets up a Commission of Inquiry to investigate

As district chairperson, he was at the forefront in supporting government’s bid to secure the 29.6- square miles of land for the proposed Oil Refinery in Kabale, Buseruka Sub-county Hoima District

Govt declines to back down in oil refinery compensation

As government gets close to concluding negotiations with a Russian-led consortium of investors to build an oil refinery in Hoima district, the quite tetchy matter of compensating peasants to pave way for the project won't go away, writes EDWARD SSEKIKA.Government has denied any wrongdoing in a court case where 12 persons protested against being evicted to pave way for the construction of an

Women's Day Should Reflect On Women Rights To Land,

Following the discovery of comercial Oil and Gas reserves in Uganda, the government resolved to build an Oil refinery in Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub-county, Hoima district, as part of the

Oil refinery: NGO finds holes in compensation

Gilbert Rubanga navigates through a bush to access his grass-thatched mud- and-wattle hut at Nyahaira village in the western district of Hoima. Rubanga is a cattle keeper and farmer, growing bananas, maize millet and sorghum. However, his livelihood now seems threatened by the government’s plan to construct an oil refinery on 29 square kilometres of land at Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub

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The Right to Education a Myth for the Oil Refinery Affected Children. This photo story from Uganda partner AFIEGO introduces 9 year old Rosemary, a child from one of more than 7,000 people affected by the proposed construction of an oil refinery in Kabaale Hoima district, Uganda. Her family is among the 93 out of 1,221 households that opted for relocation. Government committed to identify

Oil compensation splits Hoima residents Daily Monitor

Compensation has began for residents living in oil-rich areas in Hoima District. Some residents have accepted the amount being given arguing that there is no need to put up a fight, since thy will

Sh5b Marked For Kibaale New Vision Group

The Government plans to construct an oil refinery for its petroleum extracts at Kabaale in Buseruka sub-county in Hoima District. Construction works on the refinery are expected to start next year.

Oil refinery threatened independent.co.ug

By Haggai Matsiko World Bank sucked into wrangle over compensation budget of Shs74 bn Battle lines have been drawn between the government on one hand and activists and locals over the compensation and resettlement of residents to be evicted to create space for oil refinery infrastructure in Hoima, western Uganda. At the centre of the

Herdsmen Vacate Oil Refinery Land in Buseruka-Hoima

Herdsmen and cultivators have started vacating the gazetted oil refinery land in Kabaale parish Buseruka sub-county, Hoima district which they had illegally occupied. The group had been given a one-week ultimatum by security agencies to vacate the refinery land or else be forcefully evicted. Initial reports indicated that more than 15000 head

Uganda: Oil Refinery NGO Finds Holes in

Gilbert Rubanga navigates through a bush to access his grass-thatched mud- and-wattle hut at Nyahaira village in the western district of Hoima. Uganda: Oil Refinery NGO Finds Holes in

Women’s Day Should Reflect On Women Rights To Land,

Following the discovery of comercial Oil and Gas reserves in Uganda, the government resolved to build an Oil refinery in Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub-county, Hoima district, as part of the

Relocated Refinery Affected Persons Get Ministry Of

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has today delivered 150 goats and 75 heifers to families that were driven away from their land to pave way for the construction of Uganda’s first and only oil refinery in Buseruka Sub County in Hoima District. The beneficiaries are those who chose to be relocated instead of being compensated with cash.

Uganda: ACODE Wants Inquiry Into Oil Land Conflicts

Some of the conflicts and evictions have been a result of government-led development projects such as the acquisition of 29sq miles of land in Kabaale, Buseruka, Hoima district for the oil

Deal Or No Deal, Will Uganda Start Commercial Oil

For beginners, the immediate requirement to factor commercial oil production is skilled human resource that is trained and equipped with oil business basic and expertize skills in the oil production and handling value chain. In the petroleum authority of Uganda’s (PAU)/petroleum regulations, it is stipulated that for any company to get a contract, it must employ 70% Ugandans. This is good

Uganda: Govt Declines to Back Down in Oil Refinery

Government has denied any wrongdoing in a court case where 12 persons protested against being evicted to pave way for the construction of an oil refinery in Kabaale, Hoima district.



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