Minerals Act

New law to confront illegal mining in Ghana

The government of Ghana plans to pass a new Minerals and Mining Act in order to fully regulate the sector and effectively deal with illegal mining. The review of the Act upon completion will empower the courts to confiscate illegal mining equipment...

Zambia should look beyond copper for growth – VP

Zambia cannot continue to rely on copper as the main source of revenue for economic growth, says Zambia’s vice president Guy Scott. Speaking at the opening of the 4th Zambia International Mining and Energy Conference in Lusaka on Wednesday, Scott...