Diamond mine closed over Sh375m tax arrears

Shinyanga. Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has shut down a diamond mine belonging to El-Hillal Minerials Limited in Kishapu District, Shinyanga Regi read more......
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Gold drops $30 as investor appetite for riskier assets grows

Gold futures dropped sharply on Monday on signs of growing appetite for riskier assets as Japanese stocks surged 7%.

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Acacia Mining swings to loss; dividend flat

LONDON--Tanzania's largest gold miner Acacia Mining PLC (ACA.LN) said Wednesday that it swung to a net loss last year due to a lower gold price, but it will still read more......
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Formalising artisanal mining can spark great benefits, say NGOs

 CAPE TOWN ( – Some of the millions of artisanal mineworkers in the world are starting to get recognition, with more of these miners working read more......
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Low copper prices cripple Zambian towns

The price of copper spent most of last year falling, which has had a profound impact on Africa's second-largest producer of the red metal - Zambia.

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CAPE TOWN - Namibia wants new laws passed within a year compelling mining firms to have a minimum 20 percent stake reserved for the black majority, before issuing or re read more......
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Miners get support, training

THE government has introduced a small-scale mining portal which will connect small scale miners across the country with foreign markets and international mining dealers read more......
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  1. A press statement read by Mr. Amani Mhinda, Executive Director of HakiMadini on behalf of northern zone human rights defenders coalition held 21/Feb/2018 at HakiMadini's office Civil Societies Organiz…
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Restructuring mining sector can reduce poverty, grow economy, say experts

  1. Stakeholders in the Nigerian mining sector have expressed optimism over its outlook, especially in addressing poverty, and adding a contribution of over 10 per cent to the country's Gross Domestic Pro…
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7th Annual Canada-Tanzania Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR)

  1. Mr Aman Mhinda (Hakimadini executive director) attending the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Forum that started Thursday 01/Feb/2018 at Coral Beach Hotel, Dar es Salaam-Tanzania. The High Co…
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New land law on the cards

  1. They endorsed the Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) No. 5 bill of 2017, Attorney General George Masaju had tabled earlier, aimed at, among other objectives, to make amendments in the land law of…
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Sierra Leone 'Peace Diamond' sold for less-than-expected

  1. Sierra Leone has sold one of the world's largest diamonds ever found at an auction in New York on Monday, fetching a lower-than-expected price of $6.5 million The egg-sized, 709-carat rough "Peace …
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Chinese 'investor' moves to evict 10,000 artisanal miners

  1. The space for artisanal miners in Uganda is slowly shrinking. As the country tries to strike a deal between artisanal miners and a developer of a gold mine in Mubende, a similar problem is playing out…
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