• Inside Mubende’s golden villages

    Sarah Mangeni probably in her mid-20s is one of the gold dealers. She has been buying gold from the miners since 2014. She says the Indian gold buyers in Kampala prefer Mubende gold because of its high percentage of purity. Mangeni is among 250 representatives of gold

  • Mubende Gold mine series: Residents struggles to mint cash

    Sep 05, 2014· A remote village in Mubende district has been considerably transformed over the past decade after its residents started extracting and selling gold to wealth.

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  • Mubende, Kassanda artisanal miners allowed to return to

    Kampala, Uganda THE INDEPENDENT Artisanal and small scale miners in Mubende and Kassanda areas are set to return to their former mining areas after receiving a new exploration license.It comes after three years of frustration and persistent lobbying by the miners. In 2017, thousands of artisanal and small scale miners prospecting for gold were brutally evicted from the mines on grounds

  • Uganda: How Gold Mining in Mubende Has Uplifted Lives of

    From the fringes of poverty to a life worth living, many peasants in Mubende have the gold mines to thank for that. CHRISTOPHER TUSIIME travelled to the area to find out more about the life of

  • How gold mining in Mubende has uplifted lives of peasants

    From the fringes of poverty to a life worth living, many peasants in Mubende have the gold mines to thank for that. CHRISTOPHER TUSIIME travelled to the area to find out more about the life of more than 60,000 people who see the mines as their only hope for survival amid anxiety they could be evicted anytime.After travelling more than 150 kilometres, I was finally in Lujinji village in Kitumbi

  • MPs set to visit Mubende over gold mining evictions YouTube

    Aug 15, 2017· Parliament’s Natural Resources Committee will next week embark on a fact-finding tour at the contested gold mines in Mubende district where over 60,000 peopl.

  • 500 Artisans Acquire Licenses to Resume Gold Mining in Mubende

    500 Artisans Acquire Licenses to Resume Gold Mining in Mubende The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has issued three Location Licences to over 500 small scale artisanal miners in Mubende, signaling the resumption of small mining operations, officials said.

  • Artisanal Gold Mining Activities Resume In Mubende

    Artisanal Gold Mining Activities Resume In Mubende Taddewo William Senyonyi December 18, 2017 0 The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has issued three Location Licences to over 500 small scale artisanal miners in Mubende, signaling the resumption of small mining operations.

  • President Museveni defends Mubende gold mine evictions

    Nov 17, 2018· Last year, over 60,000 artisanal and small scale miners in Mubende were evicted from the mines and scores were left jobless. Now President Yoweri Museveni sa.

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  • Shock As 15 Miners Are Buried Alive In Mubende Gold Mines

    A few years ago, the police in Mubende got stuck with bodies of two local gold miners, who had died of suffocation in the Kitumbi gold mines. Although the incident occurred on Easter Sunday at Kapya gold mines in Kitumbi Sub-County, Mubende district police learnt about it

  • Uganda: How Gold Mining in Mubende Has Uplifted Lives of

    From the fringes of poverty to a life worth living, many peasants in Mubende have the gold mines to thank for that. CHRISTOPHER TUSIIME travelled to the area to find out more about the life of

  • 500 Artisans Acquire Licenses to Resume Gold Mining in Mubende

    500 Artisans Acquire Licenses to Resume Gold Mining in Mubende The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has issued three Location Licences to over 500 small scale artisanal miners in Mubende, signaling the resumption of small mining operations, officials said.

  • How gold mining in Mubende has uplifted lives of peasants

    Jul 26, 2017· From the fringes of poverty to a life worth living, many peasants in Mubende have the gold mines to thank for that. CHRISTOPHER TUSIIME travelled to the area to find out more about the life of more than 60,000 people who see the mines as their only hope for survival amid anxiety they could be evicted anytime.After travelling more than 150 kilometres, I was finally in Lujinji village in Kitumbi

  • Artisanal Gold Mining Activities Resume In Mubende

    The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has issued three Location Licences to over 500 small scale artisanal miners in Mubende, signaling the resumption of small mining operations.

  • Mubende gold mines africa Home Facebook

    Mubende gold mines africa, Kampala, Uganda. 244 likes · 52 talking about this. We have gold for sale at a good offer price

  • Mubende gold miners given a two hours ultimatum to vacate

    Over 50,000 artisanal miners operating in Mubende district were ordered to vacate the gold miners within a period of two hours on Friday 04/08/2017. This operation to evict all the artisanal gold miners in Mubende district is was led by Col Balikuddembe Lutaaya

  • Pictorial: Mubende Gold Mines :: Uganda Radionetwork

    Pictorial: Mubende Gold Mines Top story Slideshow. Business and finance. Environment. Health. At the reopening, government put in place guidelines including requirements that only allowed Ugandan citizens to access and mine, a ban on the use of mercury in the mines as well as reduction in the mining time from 8:00am to 6:30pm.

  • Uganda: Evicted Gold Miners in Mubende Acquire Licences

    In August 2017, an estimated 60,000 Artisanal and Small Scale Miners (ASMs) in Mubende were evicted from the mines on grounds that they were conducting illegal gold mining activities and destroying.

  • Museveni orders Mubende artisans out of gold mining areas

    About 50,000 artisanal miners in the Mubende District now know they have carry out their activities elsewhere following President Yoweri Museveni’s directive that they vacate an area which Government licensed to investors to start gold exploration. In a letter dated June 28, 2017 addressed to Members of Parliament from the district, President Museveni directed that those

  • Female Miners Position Themselves as Gold Mining Takes

    Jaliah Zabibu Namatovu, the MUWOGOMA chairperson, says for all the years of artisan gold mining in Mubende, women were almost being locked out from most of the juicy areas and limited to washing, panning, sieving and sorting activities. 09 Dec 2019 12:17

  • An overview of gold systems in Uganda: Australian Journal

    Detailed analyses of historic and recent information on active and abandoned gold mines and alluvial workings in combination with new regional geochronology, documentation and interpretation of the lithostratigraphy, structural setting, hydrothermal alteration and mineralisation, and geochemistry of mineralised rocks have formed the basis for the definition of four major gold districts in

  • The Big Story Behind the Eviction of Mubende Gold Miners

    Mubende vis a vis Other gold mining areas of Uganda Artisanal gold mining in Uganda takes place majorly in areas of Mubende, Busia, Namayingo, Buhweju, Karamoja and Bugiri. Whereas the 2006 geophysical aerial survey was not carried out in Karamoja owing to insecurity, gold mining is mainly attributed to speculators.

  • Publications Global Rights Alert

    The Plight of Women in Gold Mining: A Case of Mubende and Buhweju Districts. Structural barriers continue to restrict women from participating in making decisions that affect thier lives. As such, GRA conducted a rapid assessement to ascertain the working conditions of women in gold mining, a case of Mubende and Buhweju Districts.

  • HOW TOP POLICE BOSSES TURNED AGAINST AFANDE KEIGOMBA

    Mar 14, 2020· Nakalema was acting on complaints by the much-tormented Turkish tycoon Mustafa Semith Gecgil who says he has for years been unable to effect his well-licensed mining business in the Mubende gold mines because of criminal mafia-like obstruction by Keigomba and

  • The Big Story Behind the Eviction of Mubende Gold Miners

    Mubende vis a vis Other gold mining areas of Uganda Artisanal gold mining in Uganda takes place majorly in areas of Mubende, Busia, Namayingo, Buhweju, Karamoja and Bugiri. Whereas the 2006 geophysical aerial survey was not carried out in Karamoja owing to insecurity, gold mining is mainly attributed to speculators.

  • Mubende gold mines africa Home Facebook

    Mubende gold mines africa, Kampala, Uganda. 244 likes · 52 talking about this. We have gold for sale at a good offer price

  • Artisanal Gold Mining Activities Resume In Mubende

    The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has issued three Location Licences to over 500 small scale artisanal miners in Mubende, signaling the resumption of small mining operations.

  • Mubende gold miners given a two hours ultimatum to vacate

    Over 50,000 artisanal miners operating in Mubende district were ordered to vacate the gold miners within a period of two hours on Friday 04/08/2017. This operation to evict all the artisanal gold miners in Mubende district is was led by Col Balikuddembe Lutaaya

  • Uganda: Evicted Gold Miners in Mubende Acquire Licences

    In August 2017, an estimated 60,000 Artisanal and Small Scale Miners (ASMs) in Mubende were evicted from the mines on grounds that they were conducting illegal gold mining activities and destroying.

  • An overview of gold systems in Uganda: Australian Journal

    Detailed analyses of historic and recent information on active and abandoned gold mines and alluvial workings in combination with new regional geochronology, documentation and interpretation of the lithostratigraphy, structural setting, hydrothermal alteration and mineralisation, and geochemistry of mineralised rocks have formed the basis for the definition of four major gold districts in

  • Uganda: Mubende Gold Miner Electrocuted Main News

    Jun 15, 2018· Mubende — Artisanal gold miners in Kitumbi, Mubende District are in shock after their colleague was electrocuted inside a mining pit. Paul Mbaziira, was working at Lugonge Gold Mine site. The 35-year-old was electrocuted as he came out of the pit. He reportedly touched an uninsulated power cable. Mr David Tinyefunza, who was nearby said

  • Female miners position themselves as gold mining takes

    Women in Mubende-Kassanda gold mines are striving to change the narrative as mining activities take shape in the area. A 2018 study conducted by Global Rights Alert-GRA in the gold mining districts of Mubende and Buhweju indicates that a lot of female artisans are limited to petty work and rarely own gold pits, which leaves them with limited

  • Museveni orders Mubende artisans out of gold mining areas

    About 50,000 artisanal miners in the Mubende District now know they have carry out their activities elsewhere following President Yoweri Museveni’s directive that they vacate an area which Government licensed to investors to start gold exploration. In a letter dated June 28, 2017 addressed to Members of Parliament from the district, President Museveni directed that those

  • HOW TOP POLICE BOSSES TURNED AGAINST AFANDE KEIGOMBA

    Mar 14, 2020· Nakalema was acting on complaints by the much-tormented Turkish tycoon Mustafa Semith Gecgil who says he has for years been unable to effect his well-licensed mining business in the Mubende gold mines because of criminal mafia-like obstruction by Keigomba and

  • Uganda: The Big Story Behind the Eviction of Mubende Gold

    Interestingly, artisanal gold mining in Mubende dates as far back as the 1980s, according the Kitumbi Sub-county Community Development Officer, Edward Ssenkusu, also a born of the area.

  • The Plight of Women in Gold Mining: A Case of Mubende and

    Structural barriers continue to restrict women from participating in making decisions that affect thier lives. As such, GRA conducted a rapid assessement to ascertain the working conditions of women in gold mining, a case of Mubende and Buhweju Districts. This

  • Negative Effects of Gold Mining Synonym

    Jun 25, 2018· Gold is a precious commodity and as a result, large scale extraction operations are prevalent. Gold mining has negative results. Soil erosion,

  • Silence far from golden for child labourers in the mines

    May 20, 2016· A gaba has no sense of a future beyond the mercury-laced waters of the gold mining pit he calls home in Mubende, central Uganda.Last year,