Kenya is one of the eight countries that will get financial and technical support to eradicate mercury during gold mining and processing.

Zaka — The anti-riot police was on Sunday deployed to Panganai Business Centre in Zaka district under Chief Nhema to disperse thousands of illegal gold miners who invaded the area last week.

The Defense Minister, Dominic Nitiwul has ordered the Chief of Defence Staff to launch an immediate investigation into alleged reports that some military men are protecting illegal gold mining conc

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.