Police warns against illegal mining in Ngororero

Police in Ngororero District have cautioned residents against the common illegal mining activities, which sometimes cause landslides and loss of lives. Residents were also urged to work with security organs to fight... Read more »

Nine arrested over illegal mining in Kayonza

Nine people were arrested on Saturday, June 4, at about 6am, in Rwanda National Police (RNP) operations against illegal mining activities conducted in Karagari I Village, Rwimishinya Cell, Rukara Sector, Kayonza District.... Read more »

Man held in Rutsiro over illegal mining

A man identified as Jean Marie Ndahiro, 31, was arrested in Rutsiro District for allegedly conducting illegal mining activities. Ndahiro was arrested red-handed in a coltan and cassiterite concession owned by Eastinco... Read more »

Ten arrested in Kamonyi over illegal mining, flouting Covid-19 prevention directives

Ten suspected illegal miners belonging to a group that calls itself ‘Abahebyi’ were arrested on Sunday, August 8, in Kamonyi District where they were holding a meeting to lay plans on how... Read more »

Eight arrested in crackdown on illegal mining in Rutsiro

Kigali: Eight people have been arrested in separate Police operations against illegal mining conducted in Rutsiro District. All the suspects were arrested in the well of Mucyebera located in Kageyo Cell of... Read more »

Five arrested in Rutsiro for illegal mining

Kigali: Police in Rutsiro District have arrested five men in connection with involvement in illegal mineral extraction activities. The five were arrested by a joint operation conducted by police in conjunction with... Read more »