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Seven mining centres planned to boost artisans' skills

SEVEN regions will soon have mineral exploration and processing centres, thanks to a strategy that the government has devised to promote mining activities in the country. The government has through read more......
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Community Dialogue at Simanjiro

HakiMadini in collaboration with Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Tanzania Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (TEITI) held a dialogue for economic development and mining inv read more......
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Tanzania: Gold Mine Neighbours to Benefit From Entrepreneurship Skills

Shinyanga - About 14 Villages around Bulyanhulu Gold Mine site in Msalala and Nyang'wale Districts of Geita and Shinyanga regions will benefit from entrepreneurship skills project aimed at engaging yo read more......
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LIBERIA: LANDS AND MINES MINISTRY LAUNCHES ARTISANAL MINING ROADMAPS

The Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy has, for the first time, launched the Artisanal Mining Roadmap for the mining sector in Liberia. The launch of the Artisanal roadmap in Liberia will enable the read more......
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Retraining of Paralegals at Dodoma

Hakimadini conducted re-training at Dodom 11-13 July 2016 to set mechanism for legal protection to small scale miners and communities around mining areas. read more......
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Publish What You Pay Africa Conference 12-14 July 2016

Tanzania is represented by HakiMadini at the PWYP Africa conference 12-14 July 2015.The meeting is discussing PWYP governance transition and how to build a stronger extractive sector advocacy read more......
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TANZANIA: STAMICO ORDERS TANZAM TO RESUME MINING OPERATIONS SOON

State Mining Corporation (STAMICO) has dismissed as lame excuses claims that the suspension of mining operations at Geita-based Buckreef Gold Mine was due to forceful occupation by illegal miners. In 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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