November 06

November 05

  • South Africa: Politics Sparked Marikana Clash


    Political concerns led to police pushing for a confrontation with striking platinum miners in Marikana in 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Wednesday. Read more »

  • South Africa: Lawyers Flay Police Over Marikana


    Police evidence to the Marikana Commission was "constructed" at a meeting in Potchefstroom soon after the massacre of 34 miners in 2012, according to the commission's evidence... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Most Tanzanite Miners 'Don't Pay Royalties'

    Daily News

    SOME small-scale miners of Tanzanite in Mererani area, Simanjiro District in Manyara Region do not pay royalties to the government which stifles development, the Ministry of Energy... Read more »

  • Kenya: Ex-MP Mwamzandi Defends Mining Firm

    The Star

    THE Mining Project Liason Committee in Kwale has lashed out at Msambweni politician Richard Onsongo over claims he made concerning Base Titanium mining company. Addressing... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Makomo Invests U.S.$200 Million Into Mining

    The Herald

    COAL mining firm Makomo Resources has invested $200 million cumulatively in the last five years making it one of the country's largest investors, a senior official said. Read more »

  • Botswana: Karowe Celebrates One Million Carats Milestone

    Botswana Daily News

    "This is a fantastic team, a well-oiled piece of equipment and a team to take on the world." Read more »

  • Zambia: Lumwana Copper Output Drops

    Times of Zambia

    LUMWANA Mine in Solwezi has recorded a slump in copper production by more than 2,000 tonnes in the third quarter of 2014, as owners raise concerns that the mine could lose its... Read more »

  • Namibia: Workers 'Pushed Off' Mine - Union


    ABOUT 80 workers of Sure Cast Mining and Construction, one of the main sub-contractors for Langer Heinrich Uranium (LHU), were told on Friday not come to work - one month earlier... Read more »

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