Rosterman artisinal miners during the launch of the Sacco.

Gold miners in Kakamega Central launch Sacco

Artisanal miners from Rosterman area have a reason to smile after Kakamega Central Miners Sacco was launched recently. The development is in line with the directive by the State Department for Mining that all artisanal mining activities be carried out through Saccos only. County Artisanal Mining Committee (AMC) Chairperson Chairperson Patrick Ligami said that the…

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Siaya residents protest eviction from ancestral lands over mining

A section of Gem residents have vowed to stop a mining company from forcefully evicting them from their ancestral land  in order to pave way for the extraction of gold. Through a Community Based Citizen Forum,  the residents accused the ministry of mining  and local leaders of  coercing them into leaving their ancestral land without…

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