The East African Court of Justice (EACJ) will, at 9.30 am today (March 2, 2022), hear a court case against the Ugandan and Tanzanian governments as well as the East African Community (EAC) Secretary-General. The case, miscellaneous application number 29 of 2020, is challenging the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
The case was filed by Ugandan, Kenyan and Tanzanian environmental and human rights groups. These include the Centre for Food and Adequate Living Rights (CEFROHT)-Uganda, Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO)-Uganda, Natural Justice-Kenya and others. Please click here to read the press release and here to access the fact sheet on this case.