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Mining in Uganda

  • The team of lawyers representing the evicted miners at Mubende court
    Attorney General Summoned over brutal and forceful eviction of artisanal miners
  • a woman paning gold dust in lugingi gold mine in kitumbi sub county mubende district
    Uncertainty weighs on evicted miners six months on
  • A nugget of gold obtained in Mubende using mercury. Photo by Josephine Nnabaale
    Uganda works to phase out mercury usage
  • The team of lawyers representing the evicted miners at Mubende court
    Attorney General Summoned over brutal and forceful eviction of artisanal miners

    The attorney general and 4 other parties have been summoned by Mubende high court over the brutal and forceful eviction of over 20,000 artisanal miners in Mubende district. Ms. Deborah wanume

  • a woman paning gold dust in lugingi gold mine in kitumbi sub county mubende district
    Uncertainty weighs on evicted miners six months on

      It is six months now since miners were evicted from the gold mines in Kitumbi Sub county in Mubende district. The evictions came following a presidential directive after protracted

  • A nugget of gold obtained in Mubende using mercury. Photo by Josephine Nnabaale
    Uganda works to phase out mercury usage

    The maiden Conference of Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury took place in Geneva on September 24-29. The Convention is an international legal instrument or Treaty designed to protect human

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This is the technical term for foreign aid, including both loans and grants. The Development Assistance Committee of the OECD (Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development) defines what is allowed to count as aid, and gathers data on total aid flows, which it publishes on its website.

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