Residents want assistance in mining.

Residents of Buhweju district have asked the government to equip with appropriate skills and technology that will enable them mine gold in this district.

These alleges that some foreigners mainly Chinese, and Indians are steadily penetrating the industry creating fear among local citizens.

Now reacting to their concern, the Buhweju Resident District Commissioner Emmy Katera said that as a district, they are planning to stop all foreigners engaging in this mining without authorization.

He added that they will invite the minister of Energy and Mineral development to assess the area and see how police can help them.