Banro Resource Corporation

Photo by Anthony VaccaroMoto Goldmines geologist Guillaume Kiza overlooks a gold-rich valley in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nearby, a member of a government-sanctioned private police force acts as security -- a quiet reminder that danger is never far off in the developing world. In our 4-page feature on Mining in Africa, staff writer Anthony Vaccaro talks with a company that helps junior exploration companies like Moto decide to move forward or simply walk away.

The DRC: Unlimited potential or relentless turmoil?

The recent killings of eight UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo reminded the world of the chaotic flux at work in the country. Every time optimism begins to take hold in the DRC,…

PEOPLE (August 22, 2005)

Adamus Res. — Mike Curnow retired as non-executive director; Gary Brabham appointed technical director….

Banro aims to boost resources in DRC

Vancouver — Putting political uncertainty and previous disputes with old regimes behind it, Banro (BAA-V) is back in the gold exploration business in the Democratic Republic of Con…

The open pit at Anvil Mining's newly expanded Dikulushi copper- silver mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Anvil expands Dikulushi copper-silver mine

Anvil Mining (AVM-T) has commissioned a 350,000-tonne-per-year ball mill and flotation circuit at its small but highly profitable Dikulushi copper-silver mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

People (February 16, 2004)

Argosy — Peter Lloyd retired as president and CEO but remains non-executive chairman; Cecil Bond appointed interim CEO and will serve as CFO and CEO.Banro — Peter Cowley appointed director.Bullio…

Banro looks to Twangiza project

Vancouver — Some eight years after gaining a foothold in the politically unstable but mineral-rich Democratric Republic of Congo and five years since the government took its exploration projects away…

Golds add spice to stale market

Vancouver — Canada’s junior exchange maintained its rally over the week ended June 3 as investors nibbled on select gold-related issues. The S&P-TSX Venture Exchange composite index tacked on 5.84 po…

Iamgold execs cash in options

Recent insider trading transactions reported by the Ontario Securities Commission include the following:n Aurizon Mines (ARZ-T) — Ian Walton, director, sold 10,000 shares at $1.32 apiece to hold 764,…

DRC settles with Banro

Banro (YBE-V) has acquired a 100% interest in four gold deposits in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Under the agreement, the DRC government retains 100% of the tin assets.The properties, known as Tw…

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