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TRAINING OF TRAINERS ON MANAGING ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING.

Mr Amani Mhinda represents HakiMadini in the Training of Trainers (ToT) organised by the Intergovernmental Forum for Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) in Nairobi, Kenya from read more......
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Regional Workshop on Advocacy and Civic Space Strategy for Civil Society Organizations Working in East Africa's Oil and Gas Sector

On 10th to 11th April, 2017, HakiMadini participated in the Regional Workshop on Advocacy and Civic Space Strategy for Civil Society Organizations Working in East Africa's Oil an read more......
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POLICY SEMINAR ON MINING, GENDER AND SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY

On 21st - 22nd March HakiMadini organized a high level policy seminar which brought together various stakeholders in mining sector including the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, read more......
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Ghana: Small-scale mining licenses to be suspended over galamsey

The Minerals Commission of Ghana is considering a suspension of the issuance of new licenses for small scale mining, to enable an overhaul of the country's mining sector. read more......
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UK FIRM DISCOVERS GOLD WORTH SH171 BILLION IN KAKAMEGA

A UK firm has announced the discovery of high-grade gold at its mines in Kakamega County. Acacia Mining said yesterday that it had discovered an estimated resource of 1.31 million ounces of gold at read more......
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TANZANIA BANS GOLD AND COPPER ORE EXPORTS

The government of Tanzania has banned the export of gold and copper concentrate, prompting responses from London's miners operating in the country. read more......
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Zimbabwe's Small-Scale, Artisanal Miners Emerge as Country's Biggest Gold Producer

Small mining outfits produced 3,163 tons of gold in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with 2,958 tons produced by large mining operations, according to data provided to GPJ by Fidelity Printers and 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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