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Mining in Uganda

  • Mubende artisanal miners that had come to attend the meeting with the President's advisor on Land. Photo by Josephine Nabbaale
    Ministry Moves to Register All Miners
  • Miner turned Mchomo man Luwesi talks to the caravan team at his work place in Kassanda
    Social Injustices Continue To Dog Women in Mining
  • Artisan Miners evicted and displaced by Uganda Millitary.
    President Museveni orders AUC Mining Company to relinquish 30% of Mubende Gold mines to ASMs
  • Mubende artisanal miners that had come to attend the meeting with the President's advisor on Land. Photo by Josephine Nabbaale
    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,

  • Miner turned Mchomo man Luwesi talks to the caravan team at his work place in Kassanda
    Social Injustices Continue To Dog Women in Mining

      Women in the mining sub sector world over and especially in Africa continue to face crosscutting challenges that have continually kept them playing the catch up game in equitable access

  • Artisan Miners evicted and displaced by Uganda Millitary.
    President Museveni orders AUC Mining Company to relinquish 30% of Mubende Gold mines to ASMs

    Artisanal miners reject offer, query lack of gold in the proposed area Artisanal miners who were evicted from the gold mines in Mubende district in August 2017 have rejected newly proposed

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Upstream, Downstream, Midstream

“Upstream” refers to the exploration and extraction of oil and gas.  “Downstream” generally refers to the refining, storage, transport and retailing of oil and gas products.   Some people describe refining and petrochemical processes as “midstream,” and use “downstream” to refer only to marketing and retailing of finished products.

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