Gold miners

Gold miners face dangerous life in Nigeria’s ‘bandit’ state, Zamfara

Gold miners face dangerous life in Nigeria’s ‘bandit’ state, Zamfara

From dawn, before the sun starts to sear the earth, Biltamnu Sani is already hard at work in Zamfara, pounding away at the dusty soil in his perilous quest for gold. The mineral-rich earth of Zamfara State, northwest Nigeria, has provided generations of families with the means to make ends meet. Never easy, it is […]