What you need to know about the Uganda-Tanzania $3.5bn oil deal – BBC Africa



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 mean for both countries? Why were environmentalists against the project? And why was Kenya left out?

BBC Africa’s Peter Mwangangi explains.

Produced and edited by Leone Ouedraogo.

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