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.
Gold rally revives scrap recycling
The surprising rebound in gold prices this year has given new life to unwanted jewellery, coins and trinkets -- in the melting pot.
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.
Brexit contagion assails global markets
Global stocks swiftly departed from their gains during trading on Thursday as the horrible mixture of mounting Brexit anxieties and elevated concerns over the global ...
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 ...
Gold in the garden
Leaves needs raking up regularly in the harmmatan and dry season but instead of burning them, turn them to leave mould – a valuable free resource that is worth its weight in gold.