September 03

September 02

  • South Africa: Miners Shot Down - Blood On Whose Hands? [opinion]


    Two years after 34 miners were killed by police at Marikana, a new documentary suggests responsibility goes to very top of the ANC. Read more »

  • Africa: Water Experts Urge Environmental Rules for Shale Gas Extraction [analysis]

    Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Extracting shale gas has environmental consequences and puts pressure on scarce water resources, requiring strict monitoring and regulation, energy and water experts said. Read more »

  • South Africa: Black Lonmin Employee Treated Last - Lawyer


    A black Lonmin employee was the last to receive medical attention despite being the worst-injured during violence in Marikana, the FarlamCommission of Inquiry heard on Monday. Read more »

  • Ghana: Anti-Galamsey Task Force Impounds 15 Excavators

    Ghanaian Chronicle

    THE ASHANTI Regional Anti-Galamsey Taskforce, appointed by the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council (ARCC), has seized 15 excavators in a swoop against illegal mining in the... Read more »

  • Ghana: GMWU Boss Receives Doctorate Degree

    Ghanaian Chronicle

    The General Secretary of the Ghana Mineworkers' Union (GMWU), Prince William Ankrah, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree by the Day Spring Christian University of... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Small-Scale Miners' Gold Production Plunges

    The Herald

    Gold production from small scale miners plunged to 959 kilogrammes last year from a peak of 17 tonnes in 2004, the miners' lobby group said. Read more »

  • Angola: Guinea Conakry Wants Cooperation on Mineral Sector


    Guinea Conakry has expressed the intention to cooperate with Angola on the creation of policies to ensure, in the medium term, the establishment of credible partnerships in mineral... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Ignorance of Laws Hinder Big Mining Investments

    Daily News

    LACK of awareness of various laws and regulations related to mining activities has been cited as one of the setbacks and main source of misunderstanding between local communities... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Mem Urges Full-Throttle Mining

    Daily News

    THE country's mineral wealth does not match with its tapping, the Commissioner of Minerals, Mr Paul Masanja, has said. To ensure adequate tapping of the minerals, the Ministry of... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Yes, Mining Companies Must Take Care of the Environment

    Daily News

    THERE is an interesting new development in Tanzania's mining sector where the government is finalising preparations for establishing an environmental rehabilitation bond. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Micro Finance Will Solve Miners' Problems - -Shehu


    The President, Miners Association of Nigeria, MAN, Alhaji Sani Shehu, in this interview with Gabriel Ewepu, speaks on the move by the association to establish a micro finance bank... Read more »

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