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JOSEPH KOMU: Learn from mine accidents to save lives

In Summary
  • Artisanal gold mining is a significant source of employment.
  • It is also a significant supplement to agriculture as a major economic activity in rural areas.

A few weeks ago, eight miners were trapped in an artisanal gold mine in Abimbo, Siaya county, after the mine collapsed. Six were rescued, one died and the fate of the other is still unknown as rescue ...