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Man made famous for 'saving' gold miners from death


Those involved in gold mine accidents are given an oral concoction to drink for one week alongside a powder taken for a similar period of time. 

Abimbo mine, where the search for gold beats fear of being buried alive

Abimbo mine, where the search for gold beats fear of being buried alive

A spot check at Abimbo showed the women checking the grounded powder for gold. Unlike modern mining sites where safety equipment is adopted, the women miners do not have any safety gear.

Harold Otieno Odhiambo | 2 months ago

Locals resort to manual digging to retrieve body of trapped miner

Recovery efforts were stopped in January after the county and national governments said they were risky.

Olivia Odhiambo | 3 months ago

Gold mines render hundreds homeless

At least ten houses have caved in due to mining activities amid calls for probe into claims that deaths are not reported.

Nathan Ochunge | 4 months ago