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  • The Big Story Behind the Eviction of Mubende Gold Miners
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    The Big Story Behind the Eviction of Mubende Gold Miners
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    Evicted gold miners in Mubende acquire licences, set to return to the mines
  • The Big Story Behind the Eviction of Mubende Gold Miners

    In the aftermath of the ruthless eviction of Artisanal and Small-scale Miners (ASMs) from the gold mines in Mubende District on August 3, 2017, President Museveni said he had not given the

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    The Big Story Behind the Eviction of Mubende Gold Miners

    In the aftermath of the ruthless eviction of Artisanal and Small-scale Miners (ASMs) from the gold mines in Mubende District on August 3, 2017, President Museveni said he had not given the directive

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    Evicted gold miners in Mubende acquire licences, set to return to the mines

    After a year of protracted struggle, evicted gold miners in Mubende and Kasanda districts have finally acquired mineral licences (location licenses). Mr. Bukya John-Bosco, the Chairperson of Mubende

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Natural resource curse

The ‘natural resource curse’ refers to situations where the extraction of a country’s natural resource wealth causes widespread harm.  This is commonly said to result from political conflict over the resources, high inequality in the distribution of benefits, environmental pollution, corruption, weak government institutions unable or unwilling to manage the resources effectively, or a combination of all of these.  (See also, ‘Dutch Disease’)

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