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Chamber of Mines and Petroleum get new leaders

Chamber of Mines and Petroleum get new leaders Dr Josephine Wapakabulo, CEO, UNOC joins the Chamber as special advisor, Elly Karuhanga retains his seat as chairman The Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) has elected new board members. In the election last week, UCMP members

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Mubende artisanal miners that had come to attend the meeting with the President's advisor on Land. Photo by Josephine Nabbaale

President’s envoy disappoints Mubende gold miners, fails to turn up for the long awaited reconciliatory meeting

President’s envoy disappoints Mubende gold miners, fails to turn up for the long awaited  reconciliatory meeting Thousands of artisanal miners that had gathered at lujinji mining site in Mubende district to meet the presidential advisor on land matters left the venue disappointed over

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Keith Muhakanizi, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance

Shs 2 trillion Oil Revenues Already Spent

The Petroleum Fund currently has $ 72 million dollars and Shs 10bn on its Shillings account instead of the $709 that was collected At least Shs 2 trillion oil revenues has already been spent on infrastructure and other energy projects, a report of the Committee on Commissions, Statutory

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An elderly man protects his consignment of limestone rocks in a limestone mining site, located in Katikitile Parish, Tapac Sub County, Moroto district

Karamojong Community Cry Foul over Tororo Cement Mining site

  About 25 kilometers outside Moroto Town, along the Moroto-Mukitale Road that leads to one of the Kenyan borders, is a limestone mining site located precisely in Katikitile Parish in Tapac Sub-County. In the early 2000s, the site was abuzz with activity. “The entire sub-county of

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a woman paning gold dust in lugingi gold mine in kitumbi sub county mubende district

Culture hindering women involvement and benefits from mining

Mubende gold mining is highly dominated by men, a trait blamed on the cultural belief of women not being allowed to access mines. Mr Kibirige Emmanuel the secretary Singo Artisan Small Scale Miners Association (SASSMA) in Kitumbi sub county Mubende district explains that they have 1420

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Corporate social responsibility (CSR)

The idea that private companies not only have a duty to abide by the law and to create a profit for their shareholders, but also have responsibilities to wider society (and even to future generations).

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