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Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi
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I am a journalist with a foundation from a degree in Mass Communication .I have done broadcasting for over four years.I also have supporting training on writing news from international agencies like Thomson Reuters Fiundation, and DW Akademie.The latest training that Im yet to complete in May is , journalism training on the extractive industry.It begun in October 2011.This is being done by Revenue Watch Institute,African Center for Media Excellence and Thomson Reuters Foundation.I mainly write on business aspects and my interest is shifting towards the oil sector in Uganda.
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Posted on April 12, 2012 at 9:05 0 Comments

By Coletta Wanjohi, Uganda

Bank of Uganda's main role is advising the government on all matters pertaining economic policy and de-velopment and this also involves the oil sector. The National Oil and Gas Policy that was approved by cabi-net in 2008 gives Bank of Uganda the mandate to be the manager of the oil revenue. This means that when Uganda's oil starts flowing and it is either exported or sold whatever revenue is realized will be managed largely by the central…


Uganda Wildlife Authority Oil Monitoring Guidelines

Posted on April 11, 2012 at 13:21 0 Comments

Following a request by a GOXI member I have outlined the guidelines that Uganda Wildlife Authority has put in the hope that it will keep the protected areas safe.

Uganda Wildlife Authority  has produced Oil Monitoring Guidelines

The Guidelines provide direction on how oil companies must conduct themselves when in the Protected Areas.

Key provisions in the guidelines include:-

- Oil Companies must remove waste immediately from PAs.



Our Oil, Our Wildlife!

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 15:56 2 Comments

BY Coletta Wanjohi,Uganda


As Uganda is preparing for production of its estimated 1 billion barrels of recoverable oil, the safety of wild animals in protected areas continues to be of concern.

There are oil wells in areas gazetted for wildlife. These include Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve,Bugungu Wildlife Reserve.

Oil is also suspected to be in Semuliki National Park and Toro…



Posted on March 14, 2012 at 12:55 2 Comments

By Coletta Wanjohi

The discovery of oil in Uganda has raised concerns among many communities all over the country as to how they will benefit. In Ghana, where oil production has just begun, there is confusion over whose job it is to help the locals achieve a better standard of living. It has become a blame game with the companies feeling that they do enough, the communities expecting more and the government failing to draw a line between what its…


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At 9:23 on September 19, 2013, Nuwagira Stephen said…

Hi. Are you still in Ethiopia? When you visit Rwanda one of these days, sound me out. Wish you the best. Nuwagira



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