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Four killed in Tanzania's gold mine collapse

ARUSHA, Tanzania, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Four miners were killed and three others injured on Thursday when a gold mine collapsed in Tanzania's northwestern region of Geita. read more......
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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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Tanzanian president splits energy and mining in ministry shake-up

  1. DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Tanzanian president John Magufuli split the energy and minerals ministry in two and appointed heads for the new ministries on Saturday, five months after sacking the p…
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Tanzania: One Killed, Another Cheats Death Following Mine Accident in Geita

  1. Geita - A small-scale miner has been killed after he was trapped in a collapsed mine at Lwamgasa Village in Geita Rural District on Tuesday. The body of the victim was found Thursday following resc…
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Tanzania to auction tanzanite from its source to curb smuggling

  1. Tanzania is expected to auction tanzanite in the mining site of Mererani on Saturday in efforts to sell the gemstones on its source to make the east African nation benefit from its natural resources. …
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Two die in attack to Avocet Mining's convoy in Burkina Faso

  1. West Africa-focused Avocet Mining said Wednesday that two paramilitary police officers were killed and other two suffer injuries after unknown aggressors assaulted a convoy carrying fuel to its Inata …
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Congo reinstates VAT on imports for mining companies

  1. KINSHASA, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Congo has reinstated a value added tax on mining company imports, the chamber of mines said on Saturday, part of what miners say is a deteriorating business climate in the…
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Ghana's gold, diamond output to drop as govt curbs small-scale mining

  1. PANAJI, India, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Ghana's gold output is likely to drop sharply in 2017 because of curbs on the small-scale mining that lifted production last year but was causing damage to the enviro…
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