Ministry Moves to Register All Miners

  The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development will biometrically register Uganda’s artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM). This will be in line with a new mineral policy, it says, through its Financial Year 2018/19 policy statement. This was revealed and  launched by the Ministry in mid July 2018. The State minister for Minerals, Mr Peter Lokeris,  […]

Uganda Petroleum Institute to get University status

  Government is in final stages of upgrading Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK) to a University status. The revelation was made by the Prime Minister of Uganda Dr Ruhakana Rugunda while representing President Museveni at the 24th coronation anniversary celebrations of the Omukama of Bunyoro Kitara. Skilling challenges Earlier, the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Prime Minister […]

Government to dispose-off crude oil

The Ugandan government plans to dispose-off crude oil stock that was accumulated during the oil exploration and appraisal phase. Over 45,211 barrels of oil were reportedly accumulated during the extended well testing in the Albertine graben in Mid-Western Uganda. Extended well tests (EWTs) are used to undertake further evaluation of the productivity and characteristics of […]