Non Governmental Organizations and Donor Agencies in the country have been urged to put pressure on illegal mining operations (galamsey) to curb their activities.

The High Court in Johannesburg will hear an application by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Sonke Gender Justice on Monday for them to intervene as amici curiae (friends of the court) in a p

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday declared a "state of disaster emergency" over the accidental release of more than three million gallons (11.3 million liters) of potentially toxic wast

For centuries, the Subarnarekha river has been the lifeline for the people of the Chotanagpur Plateau.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has halted the mining-related activities of African Queen Ghana Gold Company (AQ Ghana Gold) in Apragya in the Ashanti Region for lack of a mining lease.

A new report released from the World Gold Council, produced in association with Maxwell Stamp, a leading international economics consultancy, reveals that the gold mining industry directly contributed around US$83.1 billion to the global economy in 2013.

Kutum Locality — Three people died when a gold mine collapsed in the area of Abdel Shakur in Kutum locality on Saturday.

DAR ES SALAAM - The collapse of an illegal gold mine has killed 19 people in northwest Tanzania, a senior police official said on Friday.

Maputo — Delegations from the Mozambican and Zimbabwean authorities met this week in the central city of Chimoio to discuss the pollution of international rivers caused by illegal artisanal gold mi

Organized crime and the illegal trade in natural resources continues to increasingly fuel the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) , according to a report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners.