RWANDA Mining News

Desert Gold Receives Conditional Exchange Approval for Acquisition of TransAfrika Belgique S.A.

Further to its press release of October 5, 2011, Desert Gold Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: DAU) (the "Company" or "Desert Gold") is pleased to announce that the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") has conditionally approved its proposed acquisition (the "Acquisition") from TransAfrika Resources Cyprus Limited (the "Vendor") of all of the outstanding shares of TransAfrika Belgique S.A. ("TransAfrika"), a private Belgian company which owns interests in three advanced exploration-stage gold deposits in central and western Africathrough subsidiaries in Rwanda, Mali and Senegal.

Rwandan mines expected to boost tin exports amid record prices

Rutongo expects to double shipments to 200 metric tons a month by the end of 2012 from 100 tons currently, Michael Biryabarema, general director of the Rwanda Geology and Mines Authority said in a phone interview on June 28. The company, a joint venture between Rwanda’s government and Switzerland-based Ruddington Services AG, has increased exports from 3 tons a month three years ago, he said.