Has the Tanzanian Mining Sector Turned Bloody?In response to growing complaints from members of the public, who have accused mining investors of harassment and murder, the government has vowed to take swift action.
Artisanal diamond miners at work in an open-pit mine.
Tanzania: Small-Scale Miners to Pay Due Taxes
Daily News, 20 November 2012
THE government is preparing Artisanal and Small Scale Mining (ASM) data base aimed at expanding revenue collection among small scale miners. Read more »
Daily News, 9 November 2012
SEVEN men were arraigned to Tarime District Court for allegedly invading North Mara Gold Mine and causing chaos on Tuesday this week. Read more »
Tanzania: Youth Shot By Police at Mara
Daily News, 8 November 2012
TARIME District Commissioner (DC) Mr John Henjwele has said that the law will take its course concerning the most recent fatal shooting of a civilian by a police officer at North… Read more »
Tanzania: LHRC Goes to UN Over 'Killings'
Daily News, 13 October 2012
THE Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) has gone to the United Nations and the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, to investigate killings of innocent people in the… Read more »
Daily News, 2 September 2012
REGIONAL Police Commander (RPC) for Tarime special police zone Assistant Commissioner of Police(ACP) Justus Kamugisha has defended cops involved in shooting dead two civilians at… Read more »
Tanzania: Police Fire Live Bullets At Civilians
Daily News, 1 September 2012
ANTI-RIOT police have shot dead two civilians at the North Mara Gold Mine which is operated by African Barrick Gold (ABG) in the Northern Tarime District. Read more »