Uganda

Uganda gold

EITI approves Uganda’s application to join the EITI

EITI implementation can help lay the foundation for transparent and accountable management of the country’s natural resource wealth.
Uganda gold

Illegal gold mining “mafia” behind death threats

Gold mining is under capture, by a combination of State and State-affiliated institutions as well as powerful individuals with strong political connections.
energy

TECH NEWS: Renewable energy projects in Africa

"Hybrid solutions often provide the best energy mix, especially as battery-storage technology has not yet become cost-competitive."
Minrom

Mapping Africa – Mining cadastre key to unlocking mineral wealth

The key to attract mineral exploration into resource-rich African countries is having access to reliable, publicly-available geological data.
Tancoal coal

Tancoal sales for September lower than expected

Tancoal Energy sold 50,724 tonnes of coal in September 2019, sales were lower than the 68,792 tonnes sold in September 2018.
Uganda gold

New data portal to encourage mineral exploration in Uganda

A New Zealand-based company, Seequent, has launched a portal which primarily to encourage mineral exploration in the Uganda.
africa

Africa still attracting merger and acquisition activity

In an increasingly complex world Africa is holding its own as an attractive investment region, with the value of investment on the continent showing growth.
artisanal transformation

Broadening transformation efforts in the mining sector

In order to achieve transformation and inclusiveness the discussion of participation should go beyond integration of local equity on large scale projects.
Mako Gold

Uganda: How illicit trade is affecting the gold sector

While anti-graft organisations in Uganda deal with corruption-related cases, there is less focus on other forms of crime - like illicit financial outflows.
sustainability

Communities to benefit from mining through “social licences to mine”

The Mining Sector cannot be looked at in isolation – it is the "engine room" of every economy in a country with substantial mineral resources.

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