The government is phasing out manual issuing of mineral licences in August 2019 and automating the system to root out speculators and thereby also promoting efficiency and transparency. An energy ministry official has said that the government is migrating the transactions onto a customised online platform.
Chinese Firms Fight Over Tororo Mineral Project
Monitor, 13 March 2019
Chinese investors are embroiled in a legal battle over ownership of a multimillion dollar mineral project in Osukuru Hills, Tororo District. Read more »
Government Tightens Mineral Licensing
Monitor, 16 July 2019
The government has announced it is phasing out manual issuance of mineral licences next month and automating the system to weed out speculators, promote efficiency and… Read more »
Government Announces Five New Blocks for Licensing
Oil in Uganda, 10 May 2019
Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Irene Muloni has announced the second round of competitive bidding for five new blocks in the Albertine Graben in Uganda. Read more »
The new policy, approved by Cabinet, will ensure that mining companies granted leases by the government "achieve efficiency and ensure equitable and transparent management of ... Read more »
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