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A million artisanal gold miners in Madagascar wait to come out of the shadows

The downturn in commodity prices has hit the mining industry globally but in Madagascar, it coincided with the end of a five-year period of turmoil, precipitated by a coup in 2009. Any hopes for the s read more......
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Update on Colored Gemstone Mining in Tanzania

A team of GIA field gemologists visited Tanzanian mines in the summer of 2016 to collect ruby and sapphire for GIA's reference collection and explore new sources of colored stones. The field expeditio read more......
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Tanzania: 8.1 Billion/ - Released to Empower Artisanal Miners

The government has issued 8.1bn/- between 2013 to date as subsidy to artisanal miners countrywide, Deputy Minister for Energy and Minerals, Dr Medard Kalemani, told the National Assembly here yesterda read more......
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Uganda: Inside Mubende's Golden Villages

Artisanal miners make a killing from 'illegal' gold mining as district authorities, government cry out for more revenue From a distance, "Saigon City" in Lubaali-- Kayonza, Kitumbi Sub-County in Mu read more......
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Bond notes threaten small-scale miners

SMALL-scale miners in Zimbabwe have urged the government to exercise due diligence on bond notes, as failure to do so could affect gold production. read more......
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12 ways environment and development sectors can collaborate to meet the SDGs

The 2030 agenda intertwines goals for human development and environmental protection. An expert panel explains how the two sectors can work together read more......
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Kenya, Sudan Sign Oil and Mining Deals

Kenya and Sudan on Sunday signed agreements deepening the two East African countries collaboration in the oil and mining sector. They were inked at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum in the presen 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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