The Chadian government said Thursday it would assert control over part of the country's far north which has been troubled by a gold rush and a rebel incursion from neighbouring Libya.

"Gold diggers" from the rural village of KwaMachi in Harding, in the far south of KwaZulu-Natal, are spending nights and days at a local site where "gold" has been discovered.

Nothing is sacred in the path of gold miners in northwestern Honduras – not even the dead.

Six bodies of the gold miners who were buried alive in Migori County have been retrieved, ending any glimmers of hope the distraught family members had of their kin being found alive.

About 7,000 people, mostly women and children, are adversely affected due to lead poison associated with mining activities in gold bearing zone of Nigeria.

South African gold producers have reached a settlement with lawyers representing thousands of miners who contracted fatal lung disease, in the country's largest-ever class action suit.

Two miners were killed and five others were still missing underground after an earthquake hit the Masakhane gold mine west of Johannesburg, the Sibanye-Stillwater company said on Thursday.

People who carry out activities that degrade the land such as gold panning, stream bank cultivation and deforestation should receive stiffer penalties that would act as a deterrent for future perpe

Scorching sun beats down on half a dozen women as they carry large sacks of crushed ore on their backs at the Osiri-Matanda gold mine near Kenya's border with Tanzania.

Speaking at a water management awareness campaign at Zhombe Rio Tinto Agriculture College last Thursday, Dzvova urged the community members to safeguard the dam.

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