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Police arrest 31 foreigners using youths to steal copper from the mines

Police on the Copperbelt have arrested 31 foreigners allegedly using youth to steal copper from mines for their illegal mining activities. Some of the youngsters used for stealing are as young as 9-ye read more......
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Govt: Dangote, mining firms have 3 months to list on DSE

Dodoma. The government has said 12 mining companies, including Dangote Industries Limited, must start processing of listing a minimum of 30 per cent of each company's shareholding at the Dar es Salaam read more......
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IANRA STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING

Amani Mhinda from HakiMadini is attending steering Committee meeting of the International Alliance on Natural Resources in Africa (IANRA), held at Birchwood Hotel Johannesburg from 29-31st May 2017. I read more......
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Tanzania outs mining minister over alleged collusion with companies to evade taxes

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has fired his mining minister after results of an audit of containers carrying ore published Wednesday showed exports had been understated. read more......
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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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Artisanal gold miners in Nigeria seek government help

  1. Artisanal gold miners in the Niger state of Nigeria are asking the Muhammadu Buhari government to help them operate under conditions that allow them to take better care of the environment and contribu…
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EDITORIAL: Improve miners' welfare

  1. Reports that a gold mining firm has applied for a licence to extract the precious metal from the leftovers of small-scale miners in Migori is a clear sign that the local residents have been left to th…
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Need to improve miners safety and health standards

  1. ARTISANAL and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is undoubtedly a growing sector that contributes significantly to the growth of the country’s economy. Although, there are no official statistics, estimat…
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Fund artisanal miners to grow gold output

  1. REPORTS that gold deliveries declined marginally in February to 2,01 tonnes compared to 2,6 tonnes delivered in January due to rains that hit most parts of the country, call for authorities to come up…
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CIVIL SOCIETIES CALL REGARDING THE SECURITY OF CITIZENS, HUMAN RIGHTS AND RULE OF LAW IN TANZANIA

  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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