Gold Mining Challenges in Cameroon

The government of Cameroon has struggled with how to manage the mining in the country, primarily related to taxation of the resource. They estimate than the majority of the gold currently being mined by artisanal…

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History of Gold Mining in Cameroon

Cameroon is one of the many gold-rich countries in Africa, although little commercial mining has been done since the end of the colonial rule. This is partly due to the political instability that existed in…

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Cameroon : The Gold Belt of West Africa

Cameroon lies on the “gold belt” of West Africa, stretching from Mali through Ghana far into the continent. The eastern part bordering with the political instable Central African Republic is considered one of the most…

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