Africa West Africa World 

Burkina Faso: Operation to rescue trapped miners suffers setbacks

– – An operation to rescue some eight miners who have been trapped underground in Burkina Faso has suffered some setbacks. The miners have been trapped underground for more than two weeks after torrential rains flooded some communities in the West African country. The floods have also disrupted the operations of the zinc mine at Perkoa following last month’s incident. Reports… Read More
Africa Sports World Zimbabwe 

Several miners trapped underground in Zimbabwe

– – At least 40 miners in Zimbabwe are trapped underground after a shaft in a disused gold mine collapsed, the country’s miners’ federation said Thursday. The incident occurred late Wednesday in the town of Bindura, around 70 kilometres north of the capital Harare, said Wellington Takavarasha, head of the Zimbabwe Miners Federation. Takavarasha told AFP the miners were working… Read More