Oilwatch Africa Bulletin August 2016

This edition has reports from Oilwatch Ghana: Stop the Coal Dream. There is also a report that the Ghanain parliament has passed a new law to regulate the petroleum sector. From Oilwatch South Africa we share a Friends of the Earth International’s report, Fueling the Fire: New coal Technologies Spell Disaster for Climate. We also have an article by Bwengye Yusuf of Oilwatch Africa Secretariat – Uganda titled Oil Fuelling War and Environmental Destruction in Southern Sudan and the World at Large.
In addition, we bring you reports of hope for the Ogoni people and the Niger Delta as the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari approves the Implementation of UNEP report and also named the team of Ogoni clean-up Council and Board of Trustees. We are happy to note that Oilwatch Africa’s Chair, Nnimmo Bassey, is part of the BoT.. We also have news of Oilwatch Africa’s upcoming events.
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