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Govt maintains ban on export of raw minerals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Energy Peter Lokeris has restated that the government’s ban on unrefined minerals, which was imposed in February 2015 by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, will not be lifted. Minister Lokeris explained that Museveni imposed a moratorium on the export of …

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Govt urges dealers in mining to register and comply with new laws

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has ordered dealers in the extraction of earth materials to register officially in an ambitious move to regulate and streamline the sector in the country. Agnes Alaba, the Commissioner for the Mines Department at the Ministry, revealed that whoever is currently interacting …

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Fresh scramble for Africa’s critical minerals

Africa’s first Critical Minerals Summit sees global powers lining up to secure mineral supplies for the energy transition SPECIAL REPORT | BIRD AGENCY | At least ten global powers are training their eyes on Africa’s critical mineral supplies, according to the organisers of an upcoming event in South Africa. Europe, …

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