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Cameroon: WWF Initiates Public Dialogue on Sustainable Mining in Cameroon

The World Wide Fund for Nature and Forets et Developpement Rural (FODER) a local NGO, have initiated the first ever public dialogue for a national policy for the promotion of sustainable artisanal and read more......
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We'll demonstrate if... - Small scale miners

Small scale miners in Ghana are threatening to hit the streets with a massive demonstration if government goes ahead to ban their activities in the country. read more......
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Mali gold exports slip in 2016 on artisanal production

BAMAKO May 18 (Reuters) - Mali exported 67 tonnes of gold in 2016, down from 70.2 tonnes in 2015, due to a slight drop in production from small-scale artisanal miners, the country's national statistic read more......
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African Mining Needs Women Boost:Expert

PENHALONGA: There is need for governments in Africa to empower women in the mining sector as they have proved that they have capacity to change lives of future generations through sustainable extracti read more......
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4TH HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS DAY

On 28th April 2017 HakiMadini representative participated on Human Rights Day which took place at Blue Pearl Hotel in Dar es Salaam which was graced by Honorable Professor Palamagamba Kabud read more......
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Small-scale miners pledge support for galamsey fight

The Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners (GNASSM), has condemned activities of illegal miners in the country. According to the National Chairman of the Association, Collins Osei Kusi, t read more......
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LAND BASED INVESTMENT: STAKEHOLDERS DIALOGUE

On 14th to 15th March , 2017, HakiMadini play a part in the Land based investment dialogue organized by Care International in Tanzania, Oxafam, HakiArdhi, MVIWATA. The dialogue read more......
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Mercury: Slow killer in Uganda's gold mines

  1. Inside one of the dozens of gold camps that dot the foothills and valleys of Mubende in central Uganda, the hustle and bustle is astounding. 'Saigon City" nestled in the valley of Kayonza; Kitumbi …
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East Africa leads efforts to cut use of mercury in mining

  1. East Africa is driving a global initiative to phase out the use of mercury in mining, as it is harmful to human health and the environment. Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Burundi have announ…
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Tanzania passes laws on renegotiation of mining, gas contracts

  1. Tanzania's parliament passed two laws on Monday allowing the government to force mining and energy companies to renegotiate their contracts, despite pleas from the mining association for more time…
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Tanzania's president suspends granting of mining licenses

  1. The Tanzanian president has ordered the mining ministry to suspend the granting of new licenses, a statement from State House said on Tuesday, the latest twist in an ongoing row between the government…
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Kenya's economy suffers due to mercury pollution

  1. Mining communities in Kenya lose between Sh174 and Sh342 billion in earning potential every year due to mercury contamination, according to a new study published in The Journal of Environmental Manage…
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Hakirasilimali opinion on the Natural Resource Wealth Bills of 2017

  1. At a public hearing today, HakiRasilimali submitted to the parlimentary committees on Energy and Minerals and Constitutional and Legal Affairs its opinion on the following bills tabled in parliament o…
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