David Soler Crespo is a Spanish freelance journalist.
 
In 2019, he founded Africa Mundi, the first digital media site in Spanish covering solely African news. For the past five years he has covered the Sub-Saharan African region for media such as El País, El Confidencial and Diari Ara. He is part of the Foreign Press Association Africa and holds a Degree in Journalism from the University of Navarra and an MSc in Politics of Africa from SOAS University of London.
 

Basic information

Name
David Soler Crespo
Title
Journalist
Country
Spain
City
Valencia

Supported projects

EACOP, the megaproject of the oil company Total that threatens East Africa

  • Environment
  • Industry

KIMINA - In 2006, the British company Tullow Oil discovered oil reserves in the Albertine Region of northwestern Uganda, with 6.5 billion recoverable barrels. At the beginning of 2022, the French oil company Total secured an agreement with the governments of Tanzania and Uganda and the Chinese state company CNOOC to start constructing the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). The project will create the largest oil heated pipeline covering 1,443 kilometres between Hoima in Uganda and Tanga in Tanzania, from where the crude oil will be exported.

The biggest pipeline of the century

  • Energy
  • Environment

OEGANDA/TANZANIA - In 2006, British company Tullow Oil discovered oil reserves in the Albertine region in northwestern Uganda, with 6.5 billion recoverable barrels. In early 2022, French oil company Total signed an agreement with the governments of Tanzania and Uganda and Chinese state-owned company CNOOC to begin construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). The project will build the largest pipeline of 1,443 kilometres between Hoima in Uganda and Tanga in Tanzania, from where crude oil will be exported.