North West District booming as gold rush kicks into high gear
Story and photos by Alva Solomon
By 9 am on any given morning the Region One mining community of Port Kaituma is buzzing with activity as a variety of vehicles plough through the narrow slushy roads at the Waterfront. Men with muddied clothes and tall galoshes, some eating a snack while preparing to venture into the fields, talk about their numerous experiences and their hope of striking the ore once again.
Gold mining has seen the population of the North West District (NWD) community climb sharply in recent years. Everyone here is in search of the abundant benefits from the metal …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.