Government investigates mining investor in Kasese

Government is to investigate the alleged mining investor in Kasese who is engaging in other activities outside the terms and conditions that were stipulated during the licensing of his business.

Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga.

Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga.

This after Kasese Municipality MP, Robert Centenary, has reported to Parliament Chinese mining investor during the plenary session of Parliament presided over by the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, Centenary pointed out that one Himatibet came to invest in copper mining industry but has turned into other things which was not meant to be invested in.

Centenary told Parliament that the mining investor has abandoned mining activities and diverted to timber treatment and hiring houses to become landlord and collect rent.

He asked Government to take extreme interest in monitoring the Investors activities since some come in the Country to investment and become a problem to the people at the ground.

Ruhakana Rugunda, Uganda's prime minister Ruhakana Rugunda.

Ruhakana Rugunda, Uganda’s prime minister Ruhakana Rugunda.

In response the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, said Government is going to investigate the investors who come into the Country because some are not genuine to the expectation so that an action is taken.

He said Government will scrutinize the investors who come in the country.


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