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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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Tanzania Collected Three Years' Worth of Tanzanite Royalties in Three Months

  1. Dodoma -- The government said on Thursday that it has collected Sh614.67 million as royalty from tanzanite artisanal miners in three months, from January to March this year. This is more than what …
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Tanzania: Tanzanite Bows to Govt Pressure

  1. TANZANITE One Mining Company has agreed to compensate and pay all taxes it owes the government, conceding some malpractices in its operations in the country. Chairman of President John Magufuli for…
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Mining ministry plans support for artisanal gold miners

  1. The Ministry of Mining has dispelled claims it has shut down gold mining activities in Migori. The ministry however says there is need to empower gold miners with technical capacity and machinery t…
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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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