Large vermiculite deposits could be explored in Uganda

Published: Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Uganda’s president calls on Russian companies to invest in the minerals sector

By Allan Bariyo

Uganda’s president, General Yoweri Museveni, has this week called on Russian mineral companies to explore East Africa’s vast reserves, which include large deposits of vermiculite.

The announcement, which was made from Moscow on 10 December, is aimed at attracting investors into Uganda’s mining...

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