Who is buying Tanzania's gold?
When East African countries announced a ban on the import of secondhand clothes to help their own textile industries, this irked US President Donald Trump. All but Rwanda have now backtracked. What's at stake?
Tanzania’s Gerald Bigurube and Madagascar’s Clovis Razafimalala have dedicated their lives to saving their countries’ natural heritage. They are the recipients of this year's annual German Africa Award.
Ghana is the second-largest gold producer in Africa. The precious metal is a key factor in the country's exports and revenue. But much of it is extracted by unlicensed operations that pose major risks to the environment and miners' health. Now, Ghana's authorities have declared war on illegal gold mining.
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