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Kenya: Mining ministry to set up fresh licensing board

The government is setting up a Mineral Rights Board to replace the current licensing advisory committee, as it embarks on implementing the new Mining Act. Mining Cabinet secretary Dan Kazungu yeste read more......
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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 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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