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Good news for Ionic Rare Earths’ Makuutu

The project could become a sustainable, long-life, low capital development cost supplying critical rare earth oxide to global markets.

Will a new law help or harm Uganda’s mining sector?

Uganda is to set to implement a new law that will allow would allow the government to own shares in private mining operations.
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IonicRE signs MoU for potential investment, offtake and development

“We are pleased to have signed this MoU which will enable the Makuutu Rare Earths Project to rapidly advance activities in the near term."
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Uganda secures its place in the global rare earth market

"This advance in the Exploration Target to confirm Makuutu to be one of the largest ionic adsorption clay deposits outside of China."
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What will Joe Biden’s presidency mean for Africa?

It is hoped the tone between the US and Africa will improve under a President that does not consider Africa a continent of ***hole countries.

Key themes for Africa in 2021

Africa is facing its first recession in 25 years. Sustained vaccine momentum will be critical for economic recovery in 2021.
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.
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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."
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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.

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