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Ministry of Mines amp Mineral Resources

The Geological Survey Division undertakes the geological mapping of Sierra Leone prospecting and exploration operations the collection compilation publiion and dissemination of data and information concerning the geology and mineral resources of the country The Geological Survey also advises Government on all matters of geological nature

Buried alive young Liberians risk all in deadly mines

May 17 2015 nbsp 0183 32A major source of income for communities on the Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone borders gold mining has also begun to lure youngsters from Monrovia Sick of begging on the streets Alvin Doe an aspiring footballer who believes he is good enough to take up the sport professionally has come to Benin to earn cash to move abroad

Liberia Mining amp Minerals export gov

Aureus Mining now Avesoro Resources continues to develop Liberia s first and largest commercial gold mine New Liberty Full commercial production at New Liberty began in March 2016 Avesoro Resource expects production from its New Liberty gold mine

Liberia Losing Gold Diamond Revenue To Sierra Leone

Monrovia Liberia is said to be losing a huge quantity of gold and diamond daily to Guinea and Sierra Leone due to the high export tax placed on these minerals Report by Edwin G Genoway Jr edwin genoway frontpageafricaonlineDealers in the mi

Mano River Wikipedia

The Mano River is a river in West Africa It originates in the Guinea Highlands in Liberia and forms part of the LiberiaSierra Leone border The districts through which the river flows include the Parrot s Beak area of Guinea Liberia s Lofa County and the Kono and Kailahun District of Sierra Leone Diamond mining is a major industry in these areas Control of the area s wealth and the

Mining in Sierra Leone and Liberia News Mayer Brown

Sierra Leone Mining in Sierra Leone has always been identified with diamonds but the post conflict era has seen development in iron ore and rutile and a gold sector emerge Liberia Key mining activity in Liberia has focused on iron ore and diamond production and is recovering since the UN Security Council lifted sanctions against Liberia in 2007

Follo oney Financial Flows linked to Artisanal and Small

Follo oney Financial Flows linked to Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Mining in Sierra Leone 5 The GIFF Project Recognizing the need for a greater understanding of illicit financial flows IFFs linked to artisanal and smallscale gold mining ASGM to strengthen international responses the

Sierra Leone angry about Hollywood portrayal in Blood

Dec 21 2006 nbsp 0183 32During Sierra Leone s decadelong civil war druggedup militias fought each other for control of the West African county s diamond mines The

Sierra Leone Civil War globalsecurity

Sierra Leone quotLion Mountain quot had been embroiled in a civil war that began in March 1991 as the Revolutionary United Front RUF attempted to overthrow successive governments Sierra Leone was

Charles Taylor and the Killing Tree The New Yorker

Apr 26 2012 nbsp 0183 32Charles Taylor and the Killing Tree from gold mines to hardwood timber who seized control of Sierra Leone s lucrative mines In that country s civil war lasting from 1991 to 2002

Liberia Fate of 40 Trapped Miners Remains Unknown

The miners all from Sierra Leone had reportedly dug a deep hole near Liberia s border with their Sierra Leone and were buried in a landslide Hundreds of people from Sierra Leone cross the border into Liberia to illegally mine in the mineralrich Gola Konneh District Gold Liberia

Liberia Losing Revenue from Diamonds Sold In Sierra Leone

Liberian diamonds are being sold in Sierra Leone in violation of the Kimberley Process that is intended to track the origin of conflict minerals Liberia s government is trying to stop that trade

Liberia struggles with violence along insecure Ivory Coast

May 24 2015 nbsp 0183 32Many scrape a living on illegal gold mining and drugs and weapons trafficking launching crossborder attacks to protect their own interests as much as at the behest of foreign powers Underlining the scope of the problem around 50 Liberian former combatants led a series of ambushes on rangers in Sierra Leone s goldrich Gola Forest in 2013

The Terror of Sierra Leone Vanity Fair

Dec 08 2006 nbsp 0183 32Diamonds are carried out on foot over the maze of jungle paths that connect Sierra Leone to Liberia or they are taken out by light airplane on all gold and diamond mining

history of gold production Liberia

Gold production has grown to 2144 00 Kg in 2016 up from 828 00 Kg from the preceding value a change of 158 94 This is the highest level in history the lowest level was reached in 1994 at 0 00 Kg You will find here below the latest values and you can add the following graph into your website by inserting the html code loed below the graph

Natural Resources and Conflict Diamonds in Sierra Leone

Diamonds are implied in the conflict in Sierra Leone from its very inception Charles Taylor the former President of Liberia is often cited as having started the conflict in Sierra Leone through his direct sponsorship of diamond bandits who then smuggled the gems through the Sierra Leonean border with Liberia

We Are Making Ebola Outbreaks Worse by Cutting Down

Jul 07 2014 nbsp 0183 32Mother Jones was founded as a nonprofit so we can go after stories that others don t Liberia and Sierra Leone occurred in gold mining camps deep in the rain forest

Miners battle to keep Ebola at bay in West Africa Reuters

Aug 08 2014 nbsp 0183 32Mining companies in West Africa are acting swiftly to keep Ebola at bay screening employees and restricting access to remote mining camps while keeping production of iron ore and gold

Sierra Leone Civil War Wikipedia

The Sierra Leone Civil War 1991–2002 began on 23 March 1991 when the Revolutionary United Front RUF with support from the special forces of Charles Taylor s National Patriotic Front of Liberia NPFL intervened in Sierra Leone in an attempt to overthrow the Joseph Momoh government The resulting civil war lasted 11 years enveloped the country and left over 50 000 dead

Sierra Leone Mining Minerals and Fuel Resources

Aug 31 2012 nbsp 0183 32Sierra Leone is loed in Western Africa between Guinea and Liberia The total area of the country is 71 740 km 2 with a population of 5 485 998 as of July 2012 Its climate is mostly tropical Have we missed some critical information from this article Are you a company organisation or research

Sierra Leone Employing Salt Approach to Prevent Disease

Sierra Leone shares more than 50 porous border crossing points with neighbouring Liberia and Guinea most of which are walkable distances So it was naturally easy for the decadelong rebel war to