Zimbabwe may confiscate unused mining licenses from companies and liberalize gold trading as ways to boost output.

Sawarda — On Friday, anti-cyanide activists in Sawarda in Sudan's Northern State announced their refusal to resume negotiations with the authorities after their three-week deadline for the dismantl

Small and medium-scale agriculture is responsible for 80 percent of the deforestation between 2001 and 2015.

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Police recovered 25 bodies, believed to be those of illegal miners, from a disused Harmony Gold mine shaft, near an area where 76 illegal miners died in 2009 in what was on

Peasant miners have set up makeshift mines on farmland and timber plantations in the country’s eastern provinces, which border Mozambique where gold fetches a higher price.

NYALIGONGO, Tanzania, April 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three years ago, 14-year-old Julius left his family near the lakeside city of Mwanza, Tanzania, to try his luck mining gold.

Sodari — Residents of Sodari in North Kordofan protested against the use of cyanide in extracting gold on Sunday.

Kadoma — Studies have revealed high traces of mercury metal in women's breast milk and fish in the gold mining areas of Kadoma and Chakari, exposing to risk the lives of children and people in surr

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- At least four miners were feared dead on Monday night and six others were rescued when a gold mine collapsed in Tanzania’s northern region of Mara, rescuers said.

South Kordofan / East Darfur — Residents in Kordofan and Darfur states have filed new complaints against the use of mercury, cyanide and other harmful substances in areas of gold and oil exploratio

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