Uganda govt to open up mineral sector

The current licensing policy is based on first come first service basis, which deprives the country of good resource rent which would otherwise accrue through competitive bidding.

“The licensing policy and regulatory regime is not robust enough to ensure strong governance,”

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Geita mine wins praise for keeping clean environment

Mr Kitwanga made the remarks following a one-day working visit he made to GGM last Monday.

“Generally your mine is doing a good job … I am impressed.” However, he urged the mine to keep the government up-to-date with its endeavours and processes towards for becoming a cyanide discharge compliant company.

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