Uganda-Tanzania $3.5bn oil deal: What you need to know

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Uganda and Tanzania have entered a partnership to build a 1,443km (896 mile) heated oil pipeline to pump oil from the Albertine basin in Uganda to Tanzania’s Indian Ocean port of Tanga.

What does the deal means for both countries? And why environmentalists where against the project?

BBC Africa’s Peter Mwangangi explains.

Produced and edited by Leone Ouedraogo

Source – BBC News – Africa

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