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At least one person killed in protest near Barrick’s Congo mine

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At least one person was killed during protests against evictions near Barrick Gold Corp's Kibali gold mine in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo last...

Eight people suffocate at Burkina Faso mine after police fire tear...

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Eight people suffocated to death when police in Burkina Faso used tear gas against unauthorised gold miners at Nordgold's Bissa mine, a prosecutor said...

Iraq evacuates oil tanker after mine found attached to hull

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An Iraqi oil tanker was evacuated after a mine was discovered attached to its hull, and explosives experts were working to make it safe,...

Ambulance hits mine in Mali, six dead

Six civilians, including a pregnant woman, were killed in southern Mali when the ambulance they were in hit a landmine, the health ministry said. It...

Dozens still missing after mine convoy attack

Dozens of people were still missing on Thursday after an ambush near a Canadian-owned mine in Burkina Faso killed at least 37 and wounded...

Australians killed in Burkina Faso convoy attack

Australian mining services provider Perenti Global Ltd said 19 employees were among the more than three dozen people killed in a ambush of a...

Extra security for Burkina Faso mines

As jihadists wreak more havoc, mining firms in Burkina Faso rolled out extra security measures, from barracks for government troops protecting them to safe...

Mine secured by Burkina security forces

Security forces in Burkina Faso sealed off an Avesoro gold mine after a security guard killed an intruder and local people attacked the site...

Gold mine trucks attacked in DR Congo

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Militiamen in eastern Congo attacked trucks belonging to Banro Corp's Namoya gold mine, killing two people and kidnapping another four the army...

Land mine kills four, injures two in Egypt

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Four Egyptian workers were killed and two injured, when a land mine exploded east of Cairo in an area where government is...

Five arrests in connection with mine bus attack

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South African police arrested five people in connection with a petrol bomb attack on a bus that killed six workers on their...

International Mine Awareness Day

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Today is International Mine Awareness Day, set aside by the UN to raise awareness about the threat of mines, unexploded grenades and...

Six mine workers killed in bus attack

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Six miners were killed when unknown attackers threw a petrol bomb at a bus transporting them to the Modikwa platinum mine in...

Mali mine explosion kills four UN peacekeepers

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Four UN peacekeepers were killed and four others seriously wounded when their vehicle hit a mine in central Mali, the West African...

Mali landmine kills five, injures 18

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Five civilians were killed and a further 18 wounded in central Mali when their passenger vehicle hit a landmine, the local governor...

Twenty-six killed in Mali mine explosion

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A landmine blew up a civilian passenger vehicle in central Mali, killing 26 people and wounding several others, state TV reported. The...

Testing and boosting the Navy mine counter-measures squadron’s effectiveness

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That the SA Navy's mine counter-measures (MCM) remains an effective and efficient component of the maritime arm of the SA National Defence...

UN peacekeeper killed, four wounded by mine in Mali

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A United Nations peacekeeper was killed and four others wounded on Sunday when their vehicle hit a mine in Mali's restive north,...

Minibus blast kills 21 in southern Syria: activists

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Twenty-one people, including four children and six women, were killed when a minibus hit a mine and exploded in the southern Syrian...

International Mine Awareness Day

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Now in its eighth iteration today is UN International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. With an estimated 110 million...

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