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Hummingbird's Betts sets his sights beyond West Africa

London-listed Hummingbird Resources has made good headway of late with exploration at its Yanfolila mine in Mali and has finally secured a vend-in partner for its Dugbe gold project in Liberia, but despite these positive strides CEO Dan Betts is considering expanding the company’s geographical footprint beyond West Africa.

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Hummingbird's Yanfolila operation in Mali

The CEO told Mining Journal the risk to miners in certain parts of West Africa was "really bad".

"I think the security framework is fragile ...