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  • Museveni Vision 2040
    PRESIDENT MUSEVENI CONDEMNS RUTHLESS EVICTION OF MUBENDE GOLD MINERS
  • Residents of Bukuya gold mines that were arrested during the evictions receive legal assistance from a team of lawyers from Chapter Four and ActionAid Uganda.
    Mubende miners count losses after ruthless eviction
  • miner at lujinji gold mine
    Mubende gold miners given a two hours ultimatum to vacate the mines
  • Museveni Vision 2040
    PRESIDENT MUSEVENI CONDEMNS RUTHLESS EVICTION OF MUBENDE GOLD MINERS

    He denies knowledge of eviction plan by his army! President Yoweri Museveni has condemned the mode of operation that was used to evict the small scale and artisanal gold miners in Kitumbi and

  • Residents of Bukuya gold mines that were arrested during the evictions receive legal assistance from a team of lawyers from Chapter Four and ActionAid Uganda.
    Mubende miners count losses after ruthless eviction

    Kawunde Patrick has been in the gold mining business for three years now. Previously he was a timber dealer and before that he traded in South Sudan until unrest broke out. On the fateful morning

  • miner at lujinji gold mine
    Mubende gold miners given a two hours ultimatum to vacate the mines

     Over 50,000 artisanal miners operating in Mubende district were ordered to vacate the gold miners within a period of two hours on Friday 04/08/2017. This operation to evict all the artisanal

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Royalties

When a company starts pumping oil it pays a “royalty” (in effect, a tax) on the amount of oil produced. This is usually a relatively small percentage of production, and the government will be entitled to an addition share of the “profit oil.” (See also, “Cost Oil, Profit Oil”)

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