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ACCACIA: UPDATE FOLLOWING PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEE FINDING;

Further to yesterday's announcement, Acacia would like to confirm that it is continuing to operate all three of its mines in Tanzania, namely Bulyanhulu, Buzwagi and North Mara. We would also like t read more......
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Training On Preventing Violent Extremism

On 3rd June HakiMadini staff Erick Luwongo attended a one day training in Tanga on Preventing Violent Extremism. This training was basically intended to alert the participants on how religion can be m read more......
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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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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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