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Two children drown in abandoned mines in Rubirizi

Rubirizi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two children have drowned in abandoned mines in Rubirizi district. They are 15-year-old Agnes Tumukunde and 14-year-old Gift Kyoshabire, both pupils of Nyakaramibi Primary school and residents of Rutondo cell in Kyabakara sub county. The two children drowned on Sunday while collecting papyrus to make …

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Gold miners in Busia struggling to pay for licenses

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Artisanal Small Scale Miners in Tiira Town Council, Busia district are struggling to pay and renew mining licenses with the Directorate of Geological Surveys and Mines.  The Directorate introduced the Mining Cadastre Portal to ease the processes of registration, application and renewal of licenses among …

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