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Electricity access scale-up project launched in Teso

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teso sub-region now has hope for electricity access to households, commercial enterprises and public institutions thanks to the Access Scale-up Project (EASP) launched by Energy and Mineral Development Minister Ruth Nankabirwa. The project valued at USD 638 million and funded by the World Bank is …

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Makuutu rare earth investor gets 21-year mining license

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwenzori Rare Metals Limited has finally been awarded a 21-year mining license to develop the Makuutu rare earth elements mining Project. Energy and Minerals Development Minister, Ruth Nankabirwa and the CEO of Rwenzori Rare Metals Limited, Warren Tregurtha exchanged signatures for the projects whose mining …

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Uganda raises tin purity standards for export

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In a landmark move aimed at enhancing value addition to Ugandan minerals before export, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Dr. Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu, has signed a new statutory instrument that sets higher purity levels for tin exports. The instrument was signed at the …

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UNOC finally gets license to explore in Buliisa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has signed a Production-Sharing Agreement(PSA) with Uganda National Oil Company for the Kasuruban block in Albertine Graben’s Buliisa district. The signing of the PSA with the government-owned oil company that took place on Thursday has been described as yet another milestone in the …

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