Uganda's Mubende Miners Count Their Losses After Eviction
For five years now artisanal miners in Mubende have waited for a location license. Negotiations have seen politicians shuttling between State House and the area - but 50,000 people were evicted. Oil in Uganda investigates the issue...
Oil in Uganda, 18 August 2017
Kawunde Patrick has been in the gold mining business for three years now. Previously he was a timber dealer and before that he traded in South Sudan until unrest broke out. On the… Read more »
Miners searching for gold from the dust collected from a gold pit in Kasanda-Mubende
Oil in Uganda, 8 August 2017
Over 50,000 artisanal miners operating in Mubende district were ordered to vacate the gold miners within a period of two hours on Friday 04/08/2017. Read more »
Monitor, 7 August 2017
At least 2,000 artisanal gold miners were last evening still stranded at mining sites in Kitumbi in Bukuya Sub-county, Mubende District following their eviction at the weekend by… Read more »
One of the gold mining sites supervised by local artisanal miners in Katenga Engaju Sub-county, Buhweju District.
Monitor, 17 August 2017
Buhweju Small Scale Miners Association and district leaders are protesting the awarding of the gold exploration licence to a Chinese company. Read more »