Digging for gold

November 24th, 201210:56 pm

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Sudan: the ordinary people in South Sudan have been extracting gold from artisanal mines and taking part in this unregulated trade.

The government is expected to pass mining legislation that will formalize the mining industry, and would run a proper trade of the precious metal, it would be exported as well. According to the officials firms from China, Australia, and United States, South Africa and other African countries plan to apply for the licenses when the new mining laws are passed in November this year.