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Mzee Mwanakijiji

Platinum Member
Mar 10, 2006
Most Recent news on Mining contracts in TZ – Counting the licenses.
By. M. M. Mwanakijiji

1: Canaco and Douglas Lake Add Morogoro Gold Prospect to Tanzanian Portfolio!

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 27, 2006) - Canaco Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CAN - News) and Douglas Lake Minerals Ltd (OTCBB:DLKM - News) are pleased to announce Douglas Lake's completion of negotiations to acquire the 150 square kilometer Morogoro property located in the Kilosa District, in east-central Tanzania. The Morogoro property has been the subject of a series of recent surface, bedrock gold discoveries made by local prospectors within the last eighteen months.

2:Tiomin Acquires New Mineral Sands Reconnaissance Exploration License in Tanzania

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 2, 2006) - Tiomin Resources Inc. ("Tiomin" or the "Company") (TSX:TIO - News) has acquired a new reconnaissance exploration license for mineral sands covering approximately 1,218 km2 and extending approximately 90 km along the coastline of Tanzania.

3:Tanzanian Royalty Confirms Indicator Minerals Likely Sourced From Diamondiferous Kimberlite

Vancouver, Canada (ots/PRNewswire) - The Company is pleased to report that laboratory analysis has confirmed the presence of a range of kimberlite indicator minerals in drill hole samples from its Nyamigunga prospecting license (PL) in Tanzania.


Lakota Resources Inc. (TSXV-LAK) (“the Company”) wishes to announce the signing of an option/joint venture agreement with Shanta Mining Co. Ltd. (“Shanta”) for the exploration and/or development of its wholly-owned Ikungu license located east of Lake Victoria in Tanzania. Shanta is a Tanzanian exploration and mining company, 50% owned by Sable Gold (Mauritius) Ltd, who has experience in the mining of small to medium sized African gold deposits.

5:Tanzania-Midlands Minerals Corporation Granted A Three Year Prospecting License In The Shinyanga District.

TORONTO -- Kim Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Midlands Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:MEX) ("Midlands" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that on May 2, 2005, the company was granted a Prospecting Licence (PL) for gold exploration in Tanzania. The PL is valid for a period of three years and is renewable thereafter for a further three...

6:Tan Range Closes New Royalty Agreements with Northern Mining Explorations

VANCOUVER, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Tan Range Exploration
Corporation announces the closing of Royalty Agreements on three prospecting licenses in the Lake Victoria Goldfields of Tanzania with Northern Mining Explorations ("Explorations Minieres du Nord" or "MDN").Under the three agreements, MDN will be entitled to earn 100% of Tan Range's underlying interest in licenses PL 1795/01, PL 1846/01 and PL 1757/01, each of which is subject to agreements with third parties. In total, the three licenses comprise an area of approximately 70 square kilometres.

7. African Eagle partners with MDN Northern Mining on Msasa gold project, Tanzania

African Eagle Resources PLC said it has signed an option agreement with MDN Northern Mining over the Msasa Gold Project in Tanzania. Under the option, MDN will invest an inital 200,000 usd in exploration, and subject to successful results, can then earn a 51 pct interest in the project by investing a further 1.7 mln usd by January 2010.
African Eagle said MDN can raise its interest to 65 pct by financing a feasibility study with respect to the property.

8:Shanta Gold intersects high-grade mineralization at Singida project in Tanzania

LONDON (AFX) - AIM-listed Shanta Gold Ltd said it intersected high-grade mineralization at its 100-pct owned Singida Project in Tanzania.

All of these mineralized intersections occur from surface to 30 metres depth.

"This is a highly encouraging start to the drilling program at Singida," said chief executive Chris Picken.

A second phase drilling program recently started.

9: NMDC granted licences for gold mining in Tanzania

Source: IRIS (23 May 2006)

National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) has been granted two prospecting licences for gold mining in Bulyand Ombe-I and Siga Hills area by the United Republic of Tanzania, informed the Minister of State for Mines, Dr. T. Subbarami Reddy.

10: AFX UK Focus) 2006-06-19 11:08 GMT:
Albidon confirms platinum find in Tanzania

LONDON (AFX) - Albidon Limited confirmed a platinum find in Tanzania on the Luwumbu Project. Drillhole NDH018, in the Nkenja East area at Luwumbu intersected a broad zone of Platinum Group Metal mineralisation approximately 50m up-dip from the high grade intersection from the NDH014 discovery reported on Jan 11 2006.
Drilling is continuing, the company said.
Albidon owns a 10 pct interest in the Luwumbu Project, in which Goldstream Mining NL, in joint venture with Lonmin plc, is exploring for Platinum Group Metal (PGM) mineralisation at Luwumbu in southwest Tanzania. slm

11 . Niobium, ships manufacturing mineral discovered in Mbeya
2006-06-19 10:19:32
By Mwondoshah Mfanga

Tanzania might become a ship building nation in future following the discovery of large quantities of Niobium, a salt resistant mineral at Panda Hill in Mbeya region.

The Southern Highlands Mining Officer, Alex Magayane told this paper in Mbeya last week that prospecting and environmental impact assessment had already been done by two companies, adding that mining would start any time.


THE government has signed an 11-year contract with a South African company OPHIR Energy for exploration of oil in southern Tanzania.
The contract was signed yesterday in Dar es Salaam between the Minister for Energy and Minerals, Dr Ibrahim Msabaha, and the Chairman of OPHIR Energy, Mr Tokyo Sexwale.
According to the contract, the company will undertake oil exploration at block three and four involving about 10,595 square kilometres and 10,006 of seashore and land, respectively.
The agreement requires OPHIR Energy to pay the government 4 US dollars (about 4,000/-) per square kilometre per annum for the first four years followed by 8 US dollars (about 8,000/-) for the next four years and then 16 US dollars (about 16,000/-) for the last 3 years.
13: Mvelaphanda sign another oil deal with Tanzania

Mvelaphanda, a Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) company, has signed an oil exploration profit sharing agreement with the government of Tanzania. The agreement follows the successful bid for 26 000sqkms of two offshore blocks on the coast of Tanzania.

Officials described the agreement as development in Africa by Africa in line with the New Partnership for Africa's Development's (Nepad's) objectives. The investment is worth $30 million.

Mvelaphanda already has one offshore block in Tanzania, with good profits in oil discovery. It has also invested in Nigeria, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Somalia and Saharawi. The Tanzanian government will have an equal share of Mvelaphanda's profits.,2172,129632,00.html

14: Tanzanian Royalty Reports Impressive Gold Values Over Substantial Widths at Itetemia Project in Tanzania

Vancouver, Canada (ots/PRNewswire) - Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (Nachrichten) is pleased to announce that assay results have been received from the first of four diamond drill holes currently being drilled on the Golden Horseshoe Reef (GHR) at its Itetemia Project in Tanzania. The GHR is situated on a sub-parallel structure immediately to the east of Barrick's Bulyanhulu gold mine.

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15: New Drilling at African Eagle’s High-grade Msasa Gold Project

AIM quoted African Eagle Resources plc (“African Eagle” or “the Company”, ticker AIM: AFE) is pleased to announce that MDN Northern Mining (“MDN”, TSE:MDN) has started reverse circulation drilling at the Company’s 90 per cent owned Msasa Gold Project in Tanzania. ....

Exploration already carried out by African Eagle has returned gold assay values indicating that the Msasa area holds high-grade mineralisation with similarities to that at Tulawaka Gold Mine, 15km to the northeast, which is a joint venture between MDN (30%) and Barrick Gold Corporation (70%). African Eagle’s Msasa drilling intersected gold-bearing quartz veins, including one very high grade section which assayed 81 grams per tonne of gold over 9 metres.


16: Currie Rose Resources Inc. Expands Sekenke Project in Tanzania

ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 20, 2006) - Currie Rose Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CUI - News) -

Harold Smith President is pleased to announce that as part of the agreement with Sekenke Resources Ltd, a further 529 square kilometers (18 licenses) have been included in the Sekenke joint venture, bringing the total land package to 2,273 square kilometers. Most of the additional ground has come to Currie Rose via the vendors association with Barrick Gold's subsidiary Barrick East Africa Limited (BEAL) with BEAL retaining an interest in the additional licenses.

17: Midlands Minerals Corporation Prepares to Drill For Gold on the Itilima Project in Tanzania

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 08/08/06 -- Kim Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Midlands Minerals Corporation ("Midlands"or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE: MEX) is pleased to announce the Company is preparing to commence drilling on the Itilima Project in Tanzania in the forth quarter of 2006. In preparation for drilling, the Company has been undertaking a detailed Metal Mobil Ion ("MMI") geochemistry program on PL 1406 and PL 2043. The Company will shortly be reporting on MMI soil geochemistry being conducted on the adjoining PL 2043. The work program is designed and supervised by Marc Boisvert P. Eng.

Here is the story:
Mkuu Mwanakijiji,
Nadhani sasa unaelewa kwa nini Balozi wa Canada alikwenda Bungeni na Waziri mkuu Harper hakusema lolote kuhusiana na Barricks..
Ukoloni Mamboleo mkuu, Canada tunayoijua miaka ya 60,70 na 80 sio hii tena!..
So utani... nilikuwa naitafuta hii post ili nione what has changed since 2006.. it looks like we are still the same people with the same problems..
Mkuu Mwanakijiji,
Nadhani sasa unaelewa kwa nini Balozi wa Canada alikwenda Bungeni na Waziri mkuu Harper hakusema lolote kuhusiana na Barricks..
Ukoloni Mamboleo mkuu, Canada tunayoijua miaka ya 60,70 na 80 sio hii tena!..

Harper akiwa hapa alisema kitu. Aliwapongeza barrick kwa kugawa vyandarua!

Mkuu Mwanakijiji,
Nadhani sasa unaelewa kwa nini Balozi wa Canada alikwenda Bungeni na Waziri mkuu Harper hakusema lolote kuhusiana na Barricks..
Ukoloni Mamboleo mkuu, Canada tunayoijua miaka ya 60,70 na 80 sio hii tena!..

Canada ni camouflage ya Marekani....foreign policy ya Marekani ilivyoharibika kwa sasa utaona makampuni mengi yanatumia jina la Canada...lakini ukweli ni uwa ni Marekani are behind all this company.....kitu ambacho wa Canadians wameanza kuonyesha kutofurahishwa nacho
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