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 promising regions regarding gold and…

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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 the past. With the return…

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New Gold Deposits Discovered in Cameroon

This initiative resulted in the discovery of six new gold deposits in the North West and South West regions. This was done by the government under the Small-scale Mining and Promotion Framework Unit (CAPAM) which has been working to promote…

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