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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...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...