Sudan’s gold rush wreaks havoc on health

Sudan’s gold rush wreaks havoc on health

By Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali Sudanese mother Awadya Ahmed has long wondered why her youngest child Talab was born blind and unable to walk; now she suspects the piles of poisonous waste left by gold miners. In recent years, a growing number of traditional miners have...
Mystery surrounds major Swiss import of Russian gold

Mystery surrounds major Swiss import of Russian gold

Swiss refineries stopped buying Russian gold when Moscow invaded Ukraine in February, but last month, a large shipment of gold from Russia entered the country, authorities confirmed Thursday. More than three tonnes of gold mined in Russia was sent to Switzerland in...