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Lawmakers consider president’s suggestions in minerals bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators have reconsidered and passed the Mining and Minerals Bill 2022 with amendments primarily to protect artisan miners and to elaborate the licensing requirement for mining. The MPs agreed that mining licenses should not be awarded founded on size of mines or mining sites and ore …

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Museveni returns Mining and Minerals Bill to Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has returned the Mining and Minerals Bill, 2021 to parliament for reconsideration. The bill which seeks to improve mining and mineral administration, business processes, and promote value addition to minerals was passed by Parliament on February 17 and sent to the President for …

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Parliament moots new law to streamline mining sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary committee on Environment and Natural Resources has commenced scrutinizing the Mining and Minerals Bill, 2021. The Minister of State for Minerals, Peter Lokeris, on Tuesday, 7 December 2021 led a team from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to introduce the long …

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New Mining and Minerals Bill worries Busia artisanal miners

Miners say the new Mining and Minerals Bill is targeting to criminalize artisanal mining Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Artisanal miners have described the new Mining and Minerals Bill that was recently passed by cabinet as unfavorable and insensitive to their interests. Many argue that the draft only caters for the interests …

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