Latest News for: Sierra leone mining


How diamond scam victims lost $1.4m

The Daily Telegraph Australia 17 Nov 2021
A Melbourne man has been accused of tricking people into investing in a fake diamond mine in Sierra Leone ....

Keta Tidal waves: Koku Anyidoho defends use of 'fake' picture by parliament’s majority caucus

Ghana Web 16 Nov 2021
As the world continues to battle climate change; is it not obvious that sand mining along seashores is a major threat? So, if a picture of the devastation in Sierra Leone is used to keep the mind of Ghana alive to a potential threat; what is wrong with that?” he said in a tweet.

How social media marked Afenyo-Markin for Sierra Leone sand winning 'gaffe'

Ghana Web 14 Nov 2021
"The photograph was first published by an online platform, The New Humanitarian News, in an article titled- “Sand-mining threatens homes and livelihoods in Sierra Leone"," the Ghana Fact report read in part.

FACT-CHECK: Photo that caused scuffle between some MPs was NOT shot in Ghana

Ghana Web 13 Nov 2021
The photograph was first published by an online platform, The New Humanitarian News, in an article titled- “Sand-mining threatens homes and livelihoods in Sierra Leone.” ... The World Bank has also used the photograph and labelled the location as Sierra Leone in a document it produced for journalists at a workshop in Mauritius in 2016.

African oil and gas ministers at African Energy Week 2021 amid global calls for end ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 10 Nov 2021
Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of Energy, Dr Eldred Tunde Taylor, who ... Also at the event was Sierra Leone’s Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Musa Timothy Kabba, Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Rashid Sesay and representatives from the Petroleum Directorate.

Countering tax avoidance in sub-Saharan Africa’s mining sector

B & FT Online 08 Nov 2021
Sierra Leone’s new fiscal regime moved the country away from negotiating fiscal terms mine by mine; Guinea, Liberia and Mali have strengthened their transfer pricing protection; South Africa and Nigeria have set limits on interest deductions; nine of the 15 resource intensive ...

Leone Rock set to roll out phase II of Tonkolili Iron Ore Project

Sierra Leone Telegraph 05 Nov 2021
Leone Rock Metal Group Limited, the parent body of Kingho Mining Company Limited ... “Leone Rock is not here just to mine what we meet but we are also going to add value to what we mine right here in Sierra Leone – Leone Rock is here to stay and stay for the long run,” he said.

Marampa Mines Limited ships iron ore to China after restart

Sierra Leone Telegraph 29 Oct 2021
With the export of the current Capesize, Marampa Mines is about two-thirds through exporting its initial “Stockpile” of ~707k tonnes of iron ore concentrate, beneficiated by SL Mining Limited and known as Marampa BlueTM, following an out of court settlement, which ended a long-standing dispute between the Government of Sierra Leone and SL Mining.

Mohammed bin Rashid meets with Presidents of Senegal and Sierra Leone at Expo 2020 Dubai

Urdu Point 14 Oct 2021
The two leaders exchanged views on strengthening bilateral relations and identifying areas of cooperation to promote growth, and later toured the Sierra Leone Pavilion, which showcases the country’s tourism, agriculture, education and mining sectors, among others.

SIERRA LEONE/AFRICA : Canadian and Icelandic funds continue to target African bauxite

Africa Intelligence 14 Oct 2021
Canadian junior Ubique Minerals is reportedly in discussions with the owners of several mining projects in Sierra Leone and neighbouring ....

De Beers Sells First Rough from GemFair Program

Diamonds Net 04 Oct 2021
A range of rough diamonds from sites in Sierra Leone were available at a De Beers auction last week, the miner said Monday ... GemFair began as a pilot program in Sierra Leone with 14 registered mining locations, and has since expanded to almost 200 sites, De Beers said.

How did Africa benefit from the trade war between China and Australia?

The Eastern Herald 27 Sep 2021
Where China headed to Guinea, in West Africa, where one of the largest iron mines in the brown continent was discovered, in an area called Simandu (south) near the border with Sierra Leone, with a reserve of 2.4 billion tons ... mines in the world with a reserve of 3.5 billion tons.

Forest, Wildlife Under Threat in Vahun

All Africa 21 Sep 2021
Vahun -- Forest and wildlife are said to be under threat in Vahun District, near the Liberian-Sierra Leone borders. Report of increased in illegal pitsawing, hunting and mining activities are responsible ....

Senegal´s mining industry – cornerstone of the national economy

Sierra Leone Telegraph 15 Sep 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... The mining sector is a core component of Senegal´s export industry and contributes strongly towards national revenue and foreign exchange ... In addition to some of the minerals currently being extracted in traditional mines or quarries; the Senegalese subsoil is rich in deposits of other equally useful substances ... Gold Mining.

Belgian Diamond Firms Invest in Sierra Leone Mine

Diamonds Net 12 Sep 2021
RAPAPORT... Diamond wholesaler Samir Gems and jeweler Taché Company have agreed to fund a Sierra Leone mine in exchange for rights to its rough diamonds ... extraction of diamonds from the site in Sierra Leone’s Kono district.