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Uganda inches towards oil sales:
Resources Monday, Jan 13, 2014
KAMPALA, Uganda - With China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), the only holder of an oil production license for the Kingfisher Discovery Area, expectations are that 2014 will likely be the year for the government to issue more production licenses
By: Paul Tentena
Oil experts explain advantages behind horizontal drilling:
Resources Monday, Jan 13, 2014
During a recent field trip to Uganda associated with oil and gas exploration, a cross section of journalists had the opportunity to ask some pertinent questions.
By: Leonard Magomba
Tanzania electricity supply to improve:
Resources Monday, Jan 13, 2014
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Felchemi Mramba, the acting Managing Director of Tanzania’s electiricty utility, TANESCO has said power rationing was eased last year following the improvements of gas supplies at the Songosongo generation plants to Dar es Sala
By: Kenan Kalagho
Kenya Power starts mass reading:
Resources Monday, Jan 13, 2014
NAIROBI, Kenya - Many electicity consumers in Kenya are bracing themselves for some urgent payments as Kenya Power carries out a metre inspection exercise.
By: John Sambo
Increased investor cash drives resources:
Resources Monday, Jan 13, 2014
KAMPALA, Uganda - The Ugandan extractive industry notched up impressive achievements in 2013. Many of the successes came in the oil and gas sector like the issuance of the production licence to CNOOC in the last quarter of the year.
By: Baz Waiswa
Sub-Saharan Africa growth rate pegged at 5.3%:
Resources Monday, Jan 13, 2014
Africa’s economy is projected to grow by 5.3% this year, thanks to the expansion of agricultural production and the rise of oil output among others.
By: Leonard Magomba
Ugandan miners eye $5b bonanza:
Resources Friday, Dec 20, 2013
BUGIRI, Uganda – Gold miners and prospectors in eastern Uganda say the country can earn between $2.5 billnio and $5 billion from exploiting the precious metal in Bugiri and Namayingo districts.
By: Baz Waiswa
Tanzania gears up to become gas hub:
Resources Monday, Dec 16, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania- Tanzania is set to become one of the biggest exporters of natural gas in the region with an announcement of yet more discoveries by BG Group (BG).
By: Kenan Kalagho & Andrew Z
Tanzania discovers more gas deposits:
Resources Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013
The fifth discovery of an additional of 2-3 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of natural gas in place in the Mronge-1 well brings the total of volumes up to 17-20 tcf in Block 2, according to Nick Maden, Senior Vice president for Exploration activities for the we
By: Brian Coutinho
High-speed Internet hits Arusha:
Resources Friday, Dec 20, 2013
ARUSHA, Tanzania--Smile Communications (Tanzania), a company that specialiases in providing high speed Internet services, has opened for business in Arusha. Smile deals in the new 4G LTE.
By: Elyas Mayallah
Tanzania ponders mobile portability plans:
Resources Monday, Dec 16, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania--The Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has said it is optimistic with implementation plans to introduce the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service in the country.
By: Patrick Kisembo
$1b rural power project for Uganda :
Resources Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
KAMPALA, UGANDA – When the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development issued the Rural Electrification Strategy and Plan (RESP) in 2001, the goal was to increase rural electrification coverage from 1% to 10% in 2012.
By: Emma Onyango
Kenya moves towards Essar refinery closure:
Resources Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
NAIROBI, KENYA-Kenya has finally decided to pull out of its refinery deal with Essar Energy in what will define the official closure of the trouble-ridden Mombasa facility.
By: Humphrey Liloba
Tanzania to map its phosphate deposits:
Resources Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
MWANZA, Tanzania-- The Ministry of Energy and Minerals is going to map Tanzania’s phosphate deposits.
By: Andrew Zablon

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