Ugandan Army, Police Sued over Eviction of Miners
In a case filed before the Commercial Court in Kampala last month, a group of artisinal miners have accused the government of interfering with their business operations.
Military police officers patrol mining sites in Mubende District after evicting artisanal miners recently.
Observer, 6 September 2017
About three weeks ago, a joint force comprising Uganda Police and Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) stormed mining camps in Kitumbi, Mubende district, to evict what the… Read more »
Observer, 4 September 2017
After the eviction of artisanal miners in Mubende district about three weeks ago, the leaders of the area have estimated a loss of about Shs 500m, which they would receive as taxes… Read more »
Uganda: Mubende's Gold Evictions
Independent (Kampala), 4 September 2017
On Aug.10, artisanal gold miners in Bukuya and Kitumbi subcounties in the central Uganda district of Mubende were left in tears after soldiers acting on orders of President Yoweri… Read more »
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 »
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 ... Read more »