Junta cracks down on illegal gold mining

Mamadi Doumbouya has ordered his troops to put an end to illegal mining in Siguiri, Guinea's main gold producing region. This activity is largely organised by Chinese nationals. The major miners in the area, notably AngloGold Ashanti and Nordgold, had been complaining for several months about the negative impact on their concessions. [...] (359 words)
Issue dated 14/12/2022 Reading time 2 minutes
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