Gold mining in parts of Africa have traditionally viewed Ghana and Burkina Faso. In recent years, to the list of miners joined Côte d'Ivoire - Materials AMarkets.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo announced last week that the country's gold production last year increased by 30% compared to the same period of 2014, reaching a level of 820 thousand ounces.
mining area is increasingly shifting to the south-eastern part of the country:
Between the regions of Ghana - Burkina Faso and Congo, there is another potentially interesting from the point of view of the yellow metal region. This is Nigeria. On the Nigerian government last week announced its intention to launch a large-scale gold exploration on an area of about one million square kilometers. Ministry of natural resources of the country has already conducted audit of exploration licenses. Licenses from inefficient companies will be withdrawn. The bottom line - everything is done in order to quickly and efficiently explore a large area of the metal reserves and to begin mining.
The purpose of Nigeria - to find new sources of budget revenues against the backdrop of unattractive prices for oil.