UK petitions Uganda over Shs80 billion mineral deal

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Mineral search. A miner in Amudat District searches for gold in March last year. UK has protested Uganda’s decision to reject a British company and instead award a lucrative project for mineral mapping and exploration in Karamoja Sub-region to a Spanish firm. FILE PHOTO

In Summary

  • Mr Kasaija yesterday said he saw the letter on Tuesday and needed more time to make an appropriate analysis.
  • Karamoja, which represents 20 per cent of the country’s land size, is the only region that has not been surveyed because of an instability in 2006 when the national mineral survey was done

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