The Africa, Caribbean, Pacific and European Union (ACP-EU) Joint Parliamentary Assembly has reversed an earlier decision and voted to allow Uganda to proceed with development of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project.

The 1,443-kilometer (897-mile) pipeline will run from oil wells in Uganda’s western region to Tanzania’s seaport of Tanga.

The EU originally said the project should not go ahead because it was against the…

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