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West Africa steps into the golden spotlight

An array of sparkling deposits coupled with a rise in the gold price post-COVID-19 has put West Africa front and centre for investors willing to look past ever-present security concerns.

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The mill at Endeavour's Hounde mine in Burkina Faso, where the company has just announced a 14% increase in measured and indicated resources

While it was the major gold miners with geographically diverse portfolios - the likes of Barrick Gold and Newmont - who benefited from the initial rush of generalist cash into the sector late Q1,