Rwanda banks on processing plants to boost mining revenues

Investors in mining are working with the government to set up processing plants closer to the mines so as to fetch more income from the lucrative...

East Africa, led by Rwanda, is 'frontier' for technology metals: mine developers

London — East Africa is a new frontier for the discovery and exploitation of so-called "technology metals," including tin, lithium cobalt and gold,...

RMB, RMCA sign a project to improve geological and mineral knowledge

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Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) and The Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) through Enabel Rwanda have today signed an MoU to improve...

Africa is working to protect biodiversity – Gatare

African countries are working together to address issues related to biodiversity, despite the human-induced activities that are threatening life on...

Kayonza: Illegal mineral dealer arrested

An illegal mineral dealer , 53, was arrested on Wednesday July 15, in Murama Sector, Kayonza District with 68 kilogrammes of cassiterite.

The...

Ngororero: Ten arrested over illegal mining

Police in Ngororero District, on Monday, arrested ten people in connection with illegal mining. 

They were arrested in Muhanda Sector, Bugarura...

Post-Covid recovery: Government lays out new strategies to revive mining sector

A set of strategies unveiled on Tuesday June 9 by the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) could facilitate mineral processing and trading...

RMB publishes COVID-19 guidelines for mining sector

Kigali, June 4, Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) announced the guidelines to contain the spread of COVID-19 amongst employees in the mining...

New procedures in place for grading and valuation of gemstones

The procedure for grading and valuation of gemstones at Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board has been modified to avoid irregularities, to treat...

Kayonza: Six arrested over illegal mining

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Six young men were arrested on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 in Rwinkwavu Sector, Kayonza District over illegal mining activities in a concession of a...