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Govt confiscates Sh2.5bn gemstones.

Moshi. The investigation against an India national (name withheld), who was arrested attempting to smuggle tanzanite gemstones worth Sh2.5 billion through the Kilimanjaro Inte read more......
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AfDB gathers ideas for African Natural Resources Center strategy

The African Natural Resources Center (ANRC), a new initiative by the African Development Bank (AfDB), got a boost in ideas from stakeholders on Friday, May 29

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Govt makes fortunes from gas, gold

The government revenues from the extractive sector jumped to Sh1. 2tr last year from Sh956bn in 2013, an increase of 28 per cent against 10 per cent decline in the number of companies during the pe read more......
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Living in fear: Hushed plans to sell villagers` land to uranium explorers

Fear of eviction from their land by a uranium exploration company has made thousands of residents in six villages of Kwamtoro ward, Chemba district fail to grow permane read more......
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Leseni za madini sasa kulipiwa kwa mtandao

Dar es Salaam. Wizara ya Nishati na Madini, imezindua matumizi ya mfumo mpya wa malipo ya ada za leseni za madini kwa njia ya kielektroniki (OMCTP read more......
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Mapato ya mrahaba wa madini yashuka

Dar es Salaam. Mapato ya Serikali yatokanayo na mrahaba katika sekta ya madini kwa kipindi cha miaka miwili yameshuka kwa takribani Sh16.2 bilioni read more......
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Natural resources governance convening forum.

On 26th-27th November 2016 HakiMadini and Natural Resources Alliance of Kenya (KeNRA)  convened forum that gathered all nat read more......
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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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Mining ministry hosts sector stakeholders

  1. The Ministry of Mining will hold the second edition of the annual Kenya Mining Forum in Nairobi that is expected to be opened by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The two-day event will showcase Kenya's mi…
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Mining industry must spread social and environmental progress to small-scale mines

  1. Artisanal and small-scale mines, normally operating in the informal economy, produce a big chunk of the minerals we use every day -- about a fifth of the world's gold produced each year, for example. …
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Artisanal miners being duped

  1. Fidelity Printers and Refiners (FPR) said on Monday artisanal miners, who are contributing significantly to the country's gold production, were being duped by middle-men who are buying the yellow meta…
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How a young German director documented illegal gold mining in Ghana

  1. Filmmaker Johannes Preuss has received a student Oscar for his film, "Galamsey," which was shot in Ghana and looks at the illegal gold trade there. DW met him to discuss how the country could "turn in…
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