Gold hits lowest level since Brexit vote
Gold sank Tuesday to the lowest level since the shock Brexit referendum result, taking its cue from the strong dollar -- which climbed on the prospect of rising US interest rates.
Ivory Coast cocoa farmers seek gold in face of drought
Once a cocoa planter, Ferdinand Konan Yao has joined the ranks of fellow farmers who have abandoned Ivory Coast's top cash crop to work in clandestine gold mines buried deep in the plantations.
The Superstition Mountain
The Superstition Mountain is a city located east of the Phoenix metropolitan area in Arizona. It anchors the west end of the Superstition Wilderness. Although its precise origin is debated by geologists, many believe that the mountain was formed from volcanic activity as far back as 25 million years ago. The ash and basalt composed…
Gold hits two-year high
The price of gold on Wednesday reached peaks last seen more than two years ago as investors fled to the safety of the precious metal after Britain voted to leave the EU.
Fayemi to UK lawmakers: Nigeria open for investment
Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, has urged Britain to take advantage of the abundant minerals deposits in Nigeria and the enabling environment ...
Zimbabwe halves 2016 growth forecast to 1.4 percent
Zimbabwe cut its economic growth forecast to 1.4 percent in 2016 from an initial forecast of 2.7 percent, the ministry of finance said ...
Refiners May Benefit from Children’s Hazardous Work in Artisanal Gold Mines
International gold refiners who use gold from Ghana may be benefitting from hazardous child labor in unlicensed mines, Human Rights Watch said in a report