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12:57
12:57

22-Year-Old Man Dies in Bugiri Gold Mine Busoga East

Wafula a resident of Budde village, in Mayuge town council, had gone missing for two days. He was found dead in a gold mine after miners noticed a stench from a mine in the area.
12:08
12:08

Sand Mines Bury Young Man area

Amuza Mukoobe, a miner within the area says that they found Waiswa's lifeless body in one of the open sand mines. "We saw his sandals about 30 meters away from the sand mine, prompting us to search further and that's how we managed to retrieve his lifeless body that had been covered up in the sand," he said.
12:51
12:51

Unregulated Sand Mining Threatening Fish Breeding Areas in Mayuge, Jinja Lake Victoria 2 2

A local government official in Mayuge told URN that the unregulated sand mining has led to the widening of the lake shores.
11:59
11:59

Uncertainties Spell Doom for Booming Artisanal Mining Sector Uganda 7 1

John Bosco Bukya, the chairperson of Uganda Artisanal and Small-scale Miners’ Association says that despite the emphasis the government is putting on industrial mine development by foreigners, a significant share of Uganda’s mineral production and related sources of employment are widely attributed to Artisanal and Small Scale Miners. He is optimistic that this category can turn around the sector once given chance and supported.
12:56
12:56

Gold Scarcity Threatens Namayingo Artisanal Miners Livelihoods stone 3 1

Small scale mining has been the main economic activity in the area, employing more than 500 youths for the last 15 years. However, most of them have now been rendered jobless as the gold deposits are reported to be depleted.
06:46
06:46

Energy Ministry Suspends Use of Excavators in Kabarole Pozzolana Mines richard rwabuhinga 1 2

Isa Lugayizi, a Geologist from the Ministry issued the directive while meeting more than 500 Pozzolana miners at Harugongo Primary School playground.
17:43
17:43

Ministry Moves to Curb Illegal Mining in Buhweju area 2 1 Top story

John Asiimwe, the Buhweju LC V chairperson, says organizing those involved in mining will help harmonize mining activities in the area.
07:18
07:18

Miner buried Alive in Rubanda

Donat Kankonde, the General Manager KI3R Minerals International Limited, a UK based firm, which is in charge of the Mines declined to comment on the matter.
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