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Biometric registration of artisanal miners underway

Artisan and small scale mining is Uganda has important implications for sustainable development. Steps are being moved by Government to improve the economic, social, health and safety environment for artisanal and small scale miners with the launch of the biometric registration study. The launch of the biometric registration consultancy where finger prints and identificat... Read more

NEMA Approves Tilenga ESIA

The Uganda National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) has approved the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Tilenga project and issued a 10 years’ certificate to Total E&P Uganda B.V. and Tullow Uganda Operations Pty Limited for the development of six oil fields, an industrial area, buried infield pipelines and supporting infrastructures, ... Read more

Kenya crude oil capacity economically unviable for refinery

Crude oil deposits discovered in Kenya are insufficient to justify construction of a refinery, a senior petroleum ministry official said on Tuesday. Kenya discovered commercial oil in 2012 in its Lokichar basin, which Tullow Oil estimates contains an estimated 560 million barrels in proven and probable reserves. Tullow has said this would translate to 60,000 to 100,000 b... Read more

International mining forum opens in Sudan

  The Fourth Annual Sudan International Mining Forum and Exhibition opened on Monday in capital Khartoum, with more than 40 countries in participation. “This forum is convened under very complicated regional and international circumstances,” said Sudan’s Prime Minister Mutaz Musa, when addressing the forum’s opening session. The current challenge... Read more

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Africa is home to an estimated 30% of the worlds remaining minerals. However, many mineral rich countries are still poor because of a number of reasons like poor governance of their natural resources, untapped resources and archaich minerals laws which do not provide for royalties or provide for low and insignificant royalties among others. Congo has risen up against this, a move which the mining companies have not taken lightly and are up againt. READ MORE