Latest News for: Rwanda mining


Search suspended for 6 missing in southern Rwanda mine collapse

Xinhua 07 May 2023
Last week, the Rwanda Investigation Bureau arrested ... According to a recent report by the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board mine accidents have killed at least 429 people and injured 272 in a period of five years ... Search suspended for 6 missing in southern Rwanda mine collapse.

Boosting Nigeria’s Agro Exports

This Day 05 May 2023
Chinedu Eze ... Between 1,000 – 10,000 farmers certified and their produce traceable will go a long way ... Meanwhile, other small African countries such as Cameroon, Togo, Republic of Benin, Senegal and even Rwanda, has each, at least 10 or more. In the case of Nigeria, the giant of Africa, your guess is as good as mine, we have maybe one,” he said.

10 arrested in connection with illegal mining disaster in southern Rwanda

Xinhua 28 Apr 2023
According to a recent report by the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB), mine accidents have killed at least 429 people and injured 272 in a period of five years ... 10 arrested in connection with illegal mining disaster in southern Rwanda.

Rwanda: Over 100 Illegal Mines Identified as Accidents Kill 429 in Five Years

All Africa 28 Apr 2023
Mine accidents have killed at least 419 people while 272 were injured in a period of five years, a report by Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) on the status of illegal mining and accidents shows ....

Chile's lithium move a further push for automakers to diversify supply chain

Reuters 24 Apr 2023
General Motors (GM.N), for instance, invested in Lithium Americas Corp (LAC.TO) in January and will help it to develop Nevada's Thacker Pass lithium mining project ... Lithium exploration company Aterian (ATN.L) sees opportunities for mining in a number of African countries, including Morocco and Rwanda ... Our Standards ... Read Next ... ....

Fairphone does what tech giants refuse to do

Crunch 22 Apr 2023
... 100% recycled aluminum in the Pixel while Fairphone uses ethically mined and smelted aluminum in the Fairphone 4 ... It also uses fair-trade materials, which means it pays more for things like gold and tungsten from Rwanda instead of buying gold mined under poor conditions elsewhere.

6 people trapped in mine in southern Rwanda

Xinhua 20 Apr 2023
Being the second largest revenue earner in the country, the mining sector is undergoing a state of transition from artisanal to semi-mechanized mining, according to the regulatory body, the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board ... 6 people trapped in mine in southern Rwanda.

India and Africa hold first army chiefs’ conclave

Live Mint 28 Mar 2023
The 10-day exercises features participation from 23 African nations including Ethiopia, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles and South Africa among others. The focus of the exercises will be humanitarian mine action and peacekeeping operations ... .

‘The support of the Irish people saves lives – I am the proof,’ says woman who lived through Rwandan genocide

Irish Independent 21 Feb 2023
My dream for them is that they will receive a good education.“The generosity of Trócaire supporters also helped to provide many more families like mine in Rwanda with the farming equipment they needed to improve their food production and sell at ...

Rwanda, Congo drifting toward war again as rebels surge anew

Anadolu Agency 03 Feb 2023
Tensions ongoing for months between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo over rebel groups have brought the two countries to the brink of war again ... Eastern Congo, which borders several countries such as Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi, is also the region where dozens of precious metals like gold and cobalt are mined.
photo: Creative Commons / JialiangGao
Pope Benedict XVI celebrates mass ceremony at Christmas during Urbi et Orbi, Vatican City,

Why is Pope Francis visiting DRC and South Sudan?

Al Jazeera 31 Jan 2023
The best known is M23, which is among the most deadly in North Kivu and Ituri, two eastern mining provinces bordering Rwanda and Uganda. The Congolese government, United Nations experts and the European Union have accused Rwanda of backing the rebels, a charge Kigali denies.

Rwanda follows Chinese-style military parade in recently concluded graduation ceremony

Beijing News 23 Jan 2023
China's influence on Africa was witnessed recently in Rwanda where the graduation ceremony of a new batch of military cadets followed the Chinese-style military parade ... This is not the first time that Rwanda followed the Chinese-style military parade ... Similar instances of torturing locals were also reported from neighbouring Rwanda.
photo: US DoS / Freddie Everett
Democratic Republic of the Congo President Felix Tshisekedi signs the guest book, at the Department of State, on March 3, 2020.

Congo president demands more from $6.2 billion China metals deal

Mining Dot Com 19 Jan 2023
“The root cause of instability in eastern Congo is the security and governance failures of the Congolese government and the longtime involvement in the mining sector of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, the genocidal militia that fled Rwanda in 1994, as well as ...

Former SAS soldier on why we all need to be wary of cybercrime

RTE 17 Jan 2023
It’s almost 30 years since former-SAS soldier Andy McNab became a bestselling author with his blockbuster Bravo Two Zero, based on his experience of being taken prisoner in the 1991 Gulf War ... "Until about eight or nine years ago, everything was a punt ... The action-adventure moves from the central bank of El Salvador to a tantalum mine in Rwanda ... .

The best, the worst and the most memorable movies of 2022

Mountain View Voice 29 Dec 2022
10 ... Set in Burundi and shot in Rwanda, this tale of workers mining the coltan that we use for our laptops and cell phones and cameras, and awakening to the resistance necessary to overcome exploitation, employs phenomenal costume design, hair and makeup, lighting and photography to create a dazzlingly colorful and truly special cinematic art piece.

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