Activists say new oil block on Uganda-Congo border threatens delicate wildlife areas

July 30, 2015 11:34 AM

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KAMPALA, Uganda – Activists are urging Uganda's government to reverse a decision to open for oil drilling a wildlife park on Uganda's border with Congo.

Uganda's government is expected to announce next month which companies can bid for new oil blocks, including one in the Lake Edward basin inside Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park.

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