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More than ten years after Nigeria passed a law banning child labour the International Labour Organisation says there are still fifteen million children working in the country. The plight of children working in Nigeria's mines is especially harsh but for many the paycheck is worth the pain. Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris went to meet some of them.
More that one hundred children have died from lead poisoning in Zamfara in the north of Nigeria these last months, an unprecedented tragedy according to experts. These accidental poisonings took place when in the village cetner, villagers whose principal economic activity is mining extracted gold from boulders rich in lead, releasing deadly particles into the air. Duration: 01:58
As Nigeria intensifies its drive to diversify its economy in the wake of low oil prices, CNBC Africa's Onyi Sunday in an exclusive interview with Nigeria's Minister of Mines and Steel development Kayode Fayemi, gets an insight on how Nigeria's mining sector is aligning with the vision.
“Mining In Nigeria” is a TV programme by Ministry of Mines and Steel Development which features News, Interviews, Field Reports, Analysis and Vox pop about Nigerian Mining Industry. The Program is broadcast on the Nigeria Television AUTHORITY (NTA) very Thursday at 9:30am and on Channels TV on Wednesdays at 7:00pm. Keep a date with us
Hidden Gems: After suffering the Soviets, the Taliban, and the War on Terror, Afghanistan has had its share of turmoil; but can 1,000 billion dollars worth of emeralds lift Afghanistan out of poverty? Subscribe to Journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For similar stories see: Exposing The Inhumane Conditions Of Burkina Faso's Gold Mines https://youtu.be/c7iv1fef6qo Zimbabwe's Blood Diamond Killing Fields https://youtu.be/k9Bk5VIhjiY The Children Risking Their Lives In Underwater Gold Mines https://youtu.be/P1L_pxYZVwE "We have a lot of requests from Europe because the Emeralds from Afghanistan are the best in the world", Raphael says. He's a Frenchman who first came to Afghanistan to train Afghan security services before v...
Metals from smart phones or laptops come from illegal mines in countries like Indonesia, where miners toil in mud and sand. The mining has a devastating effect on the islands' environment and people. Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports from Bangka Island.
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The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi has said the Federal Government is set to concession the Ajaokuta Steel Company in Kogi State for a second time. The Minister made this known during an interview with State House correspondents after he and the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, met President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to him, the government had appointed an adviser for the firm and had also appointed a new leadership at the expiration of the tenure of the last. He added that efforts were on to ensure a solution to the sale of the Aluminium Smelting Company in Ikot Abasi. The minister said, “The President asked for an update on Ajaokuta and the Aluminium Smelting Company in Ikot Abasi. I came to brief Mr. President on the d...
Ghana has had a gold rush but here, Afua Hirsch discovers how Chinese immigrants are profiting from industrialising the country's small-scale mining industry. She sees for herself that, for the many locals who chance losing life and limb for a piece of the same pie, the risks are rarely worth it, and explores where the responsibility for regulating this industry lies. The price of gold: Chinese mining in Ghana documentary Subscribe to the Guardian HERE: http://bitly.com/UvkFpD Afua Hirsch reports on Ghana's gold rush in a film that discovers how Chinese immigrants are profiting from industrialising the country's small-scale mining industry. She sees for herself that, for the many locals who chance losing life and limb for a piece of the same pie, the risks are rarely worth it, and explor...
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ICP Asks Akon Of Diamond Mine Purchase, He Replies on Reform, Yumkella Running By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, May 20 -- When the UN's “Sustainable Energy For All” endeavor held a public press conference during its nearly four day event on May 20, prominent on the podium was musician and business figure Akon, talking about African villages buying solar power systems from his enterprise, with a $1 billion line of credit, on the payment plan. Inner City Press asked Akon about having also bought a diamond mine -- was that also a social enterprise? Akon answered in that direction, saying he bought the mine in order to challenge or clean up the industry, citing blood diamonds. Video here. The answer is an evolution from what Akon said about the mine, and blood diamonds, back in ...
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The town of Marmato, in Central Colombia, sits on top a mountain of gold. Its people have been living off of it for centuries, mining the precious metal through mostly small scale, artisanal operations. But as the country is increasingly relying on its mineral resources to fuel the economy, multinational mining companies have set their sights on places like Marmato to install open air mines that would literally swallow the landscape. According to some estimates, it would take about 20 years to extract all the gold from the mountain, wiping out the town and its 10,000 inhabitants in the process. The imminence of this news weighs heavily on the people of Marmato, who are organizing to fight back and prevent this from happening. Correspondent Toby Muse traveled to the Colombian Andes Mountain...
The new roadmap for the growth and development of the mining sector in Nigeria is generating favourable interest at the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Global Convention (PDAC). The permanent secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel development, Mohammed Abbas led a delegation to the trade show and investors exchange. Joy Osiagwu reports on the salient issues.’ by Joy Osiagwu