Mineral-rich Karamoja gets regional office

In a landmark development, the directorate of geological survey and mining has commissioned a regional office for Karamoja sub region based in Moroto. The office, will among other things, carry out geological, geochemical and geophysical surveys; process and disseminate related information and above all, promote and attract investment in the sector. This is a huge […]

Relief for ASMs as Cabinet Approves the New Mining Policy

After five years of rigorous review process, cabinet has finally approved the new Mining and Minerals Policy 2018. The policy is meant to guide developments in Uganda’s minerals and mining sub-sector and address the gaps in the existing legal and regulatory framework governing mining in Uganda. The new policy looks at the need to support […]

Mubende evicted gold miners cry foul over President’s new directive

In a new twist, President Museveni has directed that 30% of AUC Mining Ltd exploration area be granted to Federation of Artisanal and Small Scale Miners and not evicted artisanal miners Artisanal and Small Scale Miners (ASMs) in Mubende district are crying foul over President Yoweri Museveni’s letter that they argue negates on all the […]