Mining Firm's License Renewal Fuels Protests in Ethiopia
Demonstrators have taken to the streets in at least a dozen southern Ethiopian towns this week to protest the federal government's renewal of a license for a mining company that they say jeopardizes local residents' health and economic well-being.
A map of Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions.
Ethiopian Herald, 6 April 2018
Nine places with alluvial gold deposits have been identified in the country in over the last six months, The Ethiopian Herald learnt. Read more »
Ethiopia: Alternatives to Advance Mining
Ethiopian Herald, 1 March 2018
Ethiopia was among the leading states in exporting mining products in the world of ancient times. It was also gold and other gifts that Queen Sheba had taken in her visit to King… Read more »
Ethiopia: Govt Revokes Over 50 Mining Licences
East African, 14 April 2017
Ethiopia has cancelled over 50 mining and explorations licences, official said. Read more »