Region: Uganda

Yemeni businessman threatens Uganda over market project

A Yemeni businessman has threatened Uganda with an almost US$860 million ICSID claim over the alleged expropriation of his investment in a project to redevelop one of Africa’s largest open markets.

06 April 2022

Panel ready for rail claim against Kenya and Uganda

A tribunal is in place to hear an US$800 million railway-related claim against Kenya and Uganda after the states rejected a proposal to have the dispute heard by a five-member panel.

10 November 2021

Uganda fails to knock rail claim off track

A UK court has upheld a tribunal’s decision to allow a rail company’s claim against Uganda to proceed without permission from the claimant’s Ugandan court-appointed liquidator.

02 March 2021

UK oil company withdraws claim against Uganda

The UK’s Tullow Oil has withdrawn its ICSID claim against Uganda relating to a dispute over VAT after reaching a settlement with the state and its revenue authority.

19 November 2020

Uganda’s president faces heat over post-award bonuses

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni is facing criticism in the country after agreeing a package of bonuses for government in-house lawyers who were behind the state’s victory in a US$400 million tax dispute with Canada’s Heritage Oil.

09 May 2017

Tullow and Uganda settle tax dispute

22 June 2015

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