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ICGLR discuss ways to end illicit gold trade in East and Central Africa

International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) mining officials are set to meet next month to discuss the body’s Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Strategy which calls for harmonization of gold export procedures including taxation and traceability. The strategy is believed to be the panacea to rampant smuggling of gold …

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Shanta and Barrick to partner in Kenya

Shanta Gold is set to partner Barrick Gold after acquiring 100% shares of its Kenyan subsidiary Acacia Exploration Kenya (AEKL). The East African mining firm signed a definitive agreement to buy 100% of the shares of AEKL. Shanta Gold CEO Eric Zurrin said the move is a significant one as …

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Tanzania Government’s appeal to Miners

The Tanzanian government has set conditions for miners and mineral dealers who harbour any thoughts of operating in the country. Dr Augustine Mahiga (Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs), Dr Philip Mpango (Minister of Finance and Planning) and Dotto Biteko (Minister of Minerals)pleaded with miners and mineral dealers to adhere …

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