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EA energy update

2020 is going to be a pivotal year for energy developments in East Africa.

The most imminent development that is up in the air is in Uganda. Uganda and Total ( and partners) are still negotiating terms for the development of the Albertine Development. The government is still planning for Final Investment Decision (FID) in 2020. A new energy minister has been appointed ( Goretti Kitutu- previously state minister …

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Incentivize Fire Safety Service Providers for Complex Emergency Response in the Oil & Gas Sector.

Photo credit: Advocate, Paradis La, 2017 The development of an industry-driven economy and the aspiration to alleviate poverty through sustainable job creation enabled by increased investment opportunities in all products and service offerings are key priorities for the developing world and one of Uganda’s top priorities. However, the development of the industrial and service establishments …

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Health and Safety: Employer Ban Cell Phone Policy.

Our safety team reviewed the National Safety Council data and other widely distributed information from public sources associated with cell phone use while driving, and the risk was clear. We knew it was time for us to act. Due to the culture of safety, we’ve been able to create in our company, a policyconcerning this issue …

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Carbon pricing should drive African development, not hinder it.

The carbon pricing matter is high on the agenda again in Germany as well for the household and transport sector with lots of support by economists. However, I think the current enthusiasm is more driven by an urgent need because of the previously sluggish policy setting for these sectors rather than by sensible thinking. What …

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