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Dublin-headquartered TechMet raises $120m, seeking a further $250m

The Irish Times 16 Apr 2021
... with Peridot SPAC; Brazilian Nickel - amining and extraction company producing nickel and cobalt suitable for EV batteries; US Vanadium - which produces vanadium products suitable for redox flow batteries; and Tinco - a portfolio of producing tin and tungsten mines in Rwanda.
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Enimil Ashon: Mahama owes Akufo-Addo a phone call

Joy Online 12 Mar 2021
Three months after election 2020, Ghanaians could still have been removing dead bodies from the streets, the air filled with the stench of putrefaction as flies and vultures hover over dead bodies. Those bodies could have been yours, mine or your children’s. Remember Liberia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda and Cote d’Ivoire ... How our hearts were in our mouths! ... .
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Next steps for artisanal and small-scale mining

Resource World 21 Feb 2021
ASM mining production accounts for 80% of global sapphire, 20% of gold mining and up to 20% of diamond mining ... The World Bank’s Africa Governance Initiative provides national governments with mining experts to build the national capacity to address the problems associated with artisanal mining — especially in such countries as Rwanda.
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Rwanda attracts 300 mln USD investments from newly registered Chinese firms in 2020

Sina 04 Feb 2021
Most Chinese investments in the central African nation are in the sectors of construction and real estate, mining, ICT, manufacturing and hospitality, according to a statement provided to Xinhua on Thursday by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB).
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Central African Republic troops beat back rebels with Russian help

The Irish Times 26 Jan 2021
In October 2019, the two countries signed defence and economic agreements that would give Rwanda greater access to CAR’s mining sector and give CAR support from Rwandan troops, which include 1,800 peacekeepers and several hundred sent separately just before December’s election at the request of Mr Touadéra.
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CAR rebels attack and enter town before poll results announced

Al Jazeera 04 Jan 2021
They have been kept away from the capital city so far by federal soldiers, United Nations peacekeepers and reinforcements sent from Russia and Rwanda. But the rebels attacked Bangassou, a diamond-mining town which sits on the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) about 750km (470 miles) from Bangui, at dawn on Saturday ... .
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Year 2020 news highlights | 31 December 2020

Nation 31 Dec 2020
January. 01.01 ... 02.01 ... 08.01 ... 15.01 ... May ... Seychellois Jean-Paul Adam is appointed the first president of the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board. It is Rwanda President Paul Kagame who has chosen former minister Adam turned United Nations (UN) executive to help authorities in Kigali to polish the country's image as hub of responsible mining production.
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Govt Issues Licenses to 36 Mining, Quarry Firms

All Africa 17 Dec 2020
Rwanda has licensed more than 30 companies to carry out mining and quarry activities in its latest efforts to boost the mining sector and position it to drive post-Covid-19 economic recovery ....
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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi writes on UNHCR's 70th anniversary

Graphic 15 Dec 2020
On 14 December, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will be 70 years old ... In four days, a million people crossed the border from Rwanda to escape the massacres, only to walk into a cholera outbreak that killed tens of thousands. Colleagues of mine who had pledged to protect people were digging graves instead ... .
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Lets build a world where there is no need for a UN refugee agency

Independent online (SA) 14 Dec 2020
By Filippo Grandi ... And the mission continued to expand ... This has frequently entailed compromise ... In four days, a million people crossed the border from Rwanda to escape the massacres, only to walk into a cholera outbreak that killed tens of thousands. Colleagues of mine who had pledged to protect people were digging graves instead ... put me out of a job.
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UNHCR at 70: proud of our work but in no mood to celebrate

UNHCR 14 Dec 2020
On 14 December, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will be 70 years old ... And the mission continued to expand ... In four days, a million people crossed the border from Rwanda, only to walk into a cholera outbreak that killed tens of thousands. Colleagues of mine who had pledged to protect people were digging graves instead ... .
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UNHCR turns 70: Keep serving people who are forced to flee

The Jakarta Post 13 Dec 2020
Shares. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is 70 years old on Monday ... In four days, a million people crossed the border from Rwanda to escape the massacres, only to walk into a cholera outbreak that killed tens of thousands. Colleagues of mine who had pledged to protect people were digging graves instead ...  ***.
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Mining Companies On the Spot Over Working Conditions

All Africa 08 Dec 2020
Rwanda Miners Union has called on companies involved in the mining business to seek sustainable solutions to major problems that are hampering workers' productivity and welfare in the sector ....
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Rwanda to host virtual Africa mining forum

Independent online (SA) 16 Nov 2020
In a statement by Rwanda mines, petroleum and gas, a board Ministerial Forum with government representatives from DRC, Rwanda, Botswana and Lesotho during the event will give an in-depth view of how the mining sectors in these regions have survived under Covid-19 conditions.
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Is a wealth tax the answer?

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 Nov 2020
real estate ... The effective CGT rate is 30% in Uganda (for companies and individuals) and the same in Tanzania (for land, oil and mining rights). In Rwanda, there is currently no CGT on the sale of personal property or land unless the assets are in the books of a registered business, which will then be taxed through corporate investment tax ...
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