Uganda And Tanzania To Build $4 Billion Oil Pipeline, Kenya Sidelined

Uganda and Tanzania leaders have agreed to build a pipeline from Ugandan oil fields to the Tanzanian coast, connecting landlocked oil fields to the Indian Ocean. The proposed link will cover 1,120 kilometers at an estimated cost of about $4 billion and its construction will create 15,000 jobs. The move is expected to strike a blow to Kenyan pipeline plans as statements issued after Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni and his Tanzanian counterpart John Magufuli met did not mention the fate of the Kenyan oil pipeline plan. Read more on this story here.