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All that glitters is not gold: Miners suffer effects of using mercury

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Prolonged exposure to mercury and sodium cyanide used in gold extraction causes damage to the nervous, digestive and immune systems.

All that glitters is not gold: Miners suffer effects of using mercury

By Nathan Ochunge | 2 months ago

Miners get Sh800 million from UNDP for modern equipment

Miners get Sh800 million from UNDP for modern equipment

Many small-scale miners within the Lirhanda Corridor, which is rich in gold deposits, use mercury amalgam to speed up the process of extracting gold.

Nathan Ochunge | 4 months ago

Rid the market of dangerous mercury-laden skin-lightening cosmetics

Majority of consumers are not aware of the dangers of using these cosmetics since in most cases mercury does not appear on the ingredients’ list.

Patricia Kombo | 4 months ago

The Red Mercury scam that won’t go away

Red Mercury doesn't exist. Period.

Judah Ben-Hur | 1 year ago

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