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West Africa holds onto junior appeal

There is a West African proverb that goes: “Those who want rain must also accept the mud”, which seems a good way to describe mining in the region — miners that want to access its renowned gold belts and the likelihood of finding near-surface discoveries need to accept and deal with the accompanying challenges.

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The CIL plant of Hummingbird's newly commissioned Yanfolila gold mine in Mali

The region has faced its share of challenges in the form of political instability and infrastructure deficits, but most miners in the region see operating in it as similar to any other mining