Gold Mining Begins In South Sudan African Review
According to South Sudan’s Ministry of Mining, there is no formal gold mining yet in South Sudan. The Undersecretary in the mining ministry, Dr. Andu Ezbon Adde, said the foreign companies involved in the sector have only been issued exploration licenses. “Actually, there is no formal gold mining taking place in South Sudan at the moment.Jan 09, 2020 Sudan produced an estimated 93 tons of gold in 2018, Energy and Mining Minister Adil Ibrahim told Reuters in November, which would make it Africa’s third biggest producer after South Africa and.In a bid to curb smuggling activities and attract foreign currency into the country’s cash-strapped treasury, the exportation of gold in Sudan is now open to private mining companies. Until now, Sudan’s central bank has been the sole body legally allowed to buy and export gold and set up centers to buy the metal from [ ].Mar 20, 2018 Between 2010 and 2014, than $4.5 billion worth of gold was smuggled from Sudan to the United Arab Emirates, according to the report of the U.N. panel of experts.  Type of population Rural Start of the conflict 2015 Company names or state enterprises Sudanese Company for Mining from Sudan Ariab Gold Mining Company Orca Gold.