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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 | 1 month ago

MPs from Kakamega want residents paid by mineral mining firms

MPs from Kakamega want residents paid by mineral mining firms

MPs from Kakamega County have petitioned the government to ensure locals are compensated before gold exploration companies are allow

Benard Lusigi | 1 month ago

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 | 2 months ago

Soapstone dealers starved of cash as pandemic hurts sales

Soapstone has been the main source of livelihood for Tabaka residents for years.

Edwin Nyarangi | 2 months ago

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