Breaking

Archive

Jun 6 results
21:34
21:34

Energy Ministry Lobbies Lawmakers To Expedite Mining Bill, 2021 minerals 2 1

On 7 December 2021, Peter Lokeris, the Minister of State for Energy led officials from the Ministry and introduced the Bill to Parliament’s Committee Environment and Natural Resources for scrutiny. The Minister disclosed that the Ministry is lobbying the lawmakers to expedite the amendments when plenary resumes because several private mineral license holders are not performing to capacity as required.
17:58
17:58

Gov’t Starts Engaging Gold Dealers over Decline in Taxes Parliament 1 3

This is after the Ministry of finance reported that the country lost over 470 billion Shillings in taxes on the exportation of gold due to the new taxes that were imposed on the mineral starting with this financial year.
19:45
19:45

Gertrude Njuba, Energy Ministry Face Probe over Mubende Mining Deal Ministry of Energy 1 2

The committee established that Njuba and Masagazi’s company; AUC mining Uganda limited, is the same with Anglo-Uganda company, Gemstone International and now Kratas Resources Limited who have reportedly been changing names upon the end of each mining license.
10:31
10:31

Police Impounds Two Trucks of Suspected Minerals truck driver

Deputy Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the truck has been moved to Spedag offices in Nakawa in Kampala and will be opened this afternoon to ascertain the minerals, its quantity, value and owner of the truck.
16:13
16:13

Development Minerals Key for Uganda's Growth - UNDP mineral wealth

The United Nations Development Programme UNDP Country Director in Uganda, Almaz Gebru says that as Uganda aspires to become a lower middle-income country, development minerals will play a key role, especially in construction and infrastructure development.
19:09
19:09

Report Claims Massive Corruption At Mines Directorate gold 1 Top story

The Global Witness report exposes incidents where employees at the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines have been setting up private companies to cash in on mineral licenses. Global Witness says it has discovered that it is routine for investors to pay certain Directorate employees a fee to ensure that mining applications meet all requirements.
Jun 6 results