QU centre win two gold medals in international iCan competition

QU centre win two gold medals in international iCan competition

The Qatar University (QU) Young Scientists Centre has won two gold medals in the iCan 2020 Preliminaries organised by the Toronto International Society of Innovation & Advanced Skills (TISIAS), Canada.

Indian man wears gold face mask to ward off coronavirus

Indian man wears gold face mask to ward off coronavirus

An Indian man said he paid about $4,000 for a bespoke gold face mask to protect him from the coronavirus raging in the country.

Congo's gold being smuggled out by the tonne, UN report finds

Congo's gold being smuggled out by the tonne, UN report finds

Gold production in Democratic Republic of Congo continues to be systematically underreported while tonnes of the precious metal is smuggled into global supply chains ...

24 killed in DR Congo gold mine collapse

24 killed in DR Congo gold mine collapse

Twenty-four people were killed when a landslide engulfed a gold mine in DR Congo's eastern Ituri province after days of torrential rain battered the region, an official said Sunday.

Sheikh Joaan crowns Barshim with high jump gold

Sheikh Joaan crowns Barshim with high jump gold

President of the Qatar Olympic Committee and Chairman of the Supreme Organising Committee of the IAAF World Athletics Championship Doha 2019 HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani crowned ...

Obiri delights Kenyan fans with 5000m gold

Obiri delights Kenyan fans with 5000m gold

A blitz of a final lap saw world champion Hellen Obiri retain her 5000m gold from London 2017 much to the delight of the massive contingent of Kenyan fans at the Khalifa International Stadium on Saturday.

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich wins first gold at IAAF World Athletics Championships

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich wins first gold at IAAF World Athletics Championships

A first midnight marathon at a world championship saw Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich earn her first major gold on the floodlit Corniche tonight, clocking 2:32:43 in testing heat and humidity.

16 killed in Ghana gold mine accident: local govt

16 killed in Ghana gold mine accident: local govt

Sixteen people were killed in an accident at a gold mining site in northern Ghana, a local official said on Thursday, prompting the authorities to launch an investigation.

Sri Lanka slaps new tax on gold to curb imports

Sri Lanka slaps new tax on gold to curb imports

The finance ministry said the tax was reintroduced after a five-year hiatus as authorities detected a rapid spike in imports in recent months.

NOC needed for selling gold, MoI reminds people

NOC needed for selling gold, MoI reminds people

Some people resort to the purchase and sale of gold jewellery without taking necessary safety precautions and following procedures, thereby exposing themselves to fraud, the ministry said.

All 955 gold miners trapped in South Africa rescued

All 955 gold miners trapped in South Africa rescued

The miners were stuck in the Beatrix gold mine, in the small town of Theunissen near the city of Welkom, for around 30 hours after a massive power outage.

950 miners trapped in South Africa after power outage

950 miners trapped in South Africa after power outage

The Sibanye-Stillwater mining company said a massive power outage had prevented lifts from bringing the night shift to the surface at the Beatrix gold mine, near the central city of Welkom.