Africa Government Mining 

Careful how you manage gold, if Congo had no minerals, there wouldn’t be war

In Petauke’s Sasali and Sandwe areas; in Vubwi, south of Chipata City; in Rufunsa and Luangwa; in Mwinilunga and not to mention the Copperbelt Province itself, gold is plenty! Farmers are literally cultivating their crops in gold fields. If we are to be too explicit, we could say that in Mwinilunga and Petauke right now, gold is like a by-product of farming activities. In short, we have had plenty of copper in Zambia, but now we have plenty more of gold. Elsewhere, this news would translate into an instant economic…

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Mining 

Nigeria Government tasks mining officers on enforcing regulations

The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah, has charged Federal Mining Officers to ensure strict compliance with mining regulations by operators in mining in the states. This was contained in a press release signed by Tine-Iulun, M. A, for Director, Press & Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development and forwarded to DAILY POST on Monday morning. The Minister who gave the charge when he visited the Federal Mining Office in Abeokuta during his one-day working visit to Ogun State, urged the staff…

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