Uganda: The Looming Battle for Gold

March 11, 2014   // 0 Comments Karamoja — Having lost their traditional herds, the local people of Karamoja, Uganda, increasingly turned to small-scale gold mining as a meager but fairly steady source of income. But with large mining interests moving into the region, even their gold could soon be taken from them. As a child, Livingstone Ekiru's world revolved around cows. His family's herd was l...

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