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Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi
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Jan 24, 2013
Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi is now friends with Suman Chowdhury Mony and Nuwagira Stephen
Jan 24, 2013
Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi posted blog posts
Apr 12, 2012
Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi commented on Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi's blog post 'Our Oil, Our Wildlife!'
"Candice Schibli try checking the website for UWA for the Oil monitoring guidelines if its not available , I will try and get them ."
Apr 11, 2012
Candice Schibli commented on Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi's blog post 'Our Oil, Our Wildlife!'
"How can I get more information on the Uganda Wildlife Authorities oil monitoring guidelines? This sounds promising."
Apr 5, 2012
Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi posted a blog post

Our Oil, Our Wildlife!

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 Semuliki Wildlife Reserve.So far 10 exploration oil wells have…See More
Apr 5, 2012
Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi commented on Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi's blog post 'CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: WHO SHOULD DO IT ? LEARNING FROM GHANA'
"Hi Evelyn Parra  Thanks for your comment. I think the problem that blankets the need for development in areas that have natural resources is politics. For instance if you look at the Ugandan case oil has been taken as apolitical asset…"
Mar 20, 2012
Evelyn Parra commented on Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi's blog post 'CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: WHO SHOULD DO IT ? LEARNING FROM GHANA'
"Many thanks Coletta for sharing this information. Civil society has learned to understand in a quite painful way what are political/governmental and industry interests towards extractive industries and as a result they hardly trust in promises of…"
Mar 18, 2012
Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi posted a blog post

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: WHO SHOULD DO IT ? LEARNING FROM GHANA

By Coletta WanjohiThe 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 obligations and those of the companies are. For…See More
Mar 14, 2012
Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi is now a member of GOXI
Feb 22, 2012

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Job Title
Journalist
About My Work
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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oil and natural gas
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Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi's Blog

FOLLOWING THE OIL MONEY IN UGANDA

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…

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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.

-…

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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…

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: WHO SHOULD DO IT ? LEARNING FROM GHANA

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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