While Swaziland is known to have the oldest mining industry in the world, with the hematite operation at Lion Cavern dating back more than 41 000 years, exactly when and by whom gold was first
Mbabane Gold mining would return to Swaziland, King Mswati III announced in the Swazi Parliament on Friday. The king holds the rights for all the countrys minerals, which he keeps in trust
Such a resurgence in goldrelated activity provides an opportunity to take a brief glimpse at the early history of gold mining in the kingdom. While Swaziland is known to have the oldest mining
Lomati Mine is a gold mine located at Hhelehhele, an area in the northern Hhohho region of the Kingdom of Swaziland. It is the only gold mine operating in the kingdom, and it was commissioned in January 2015 and launched by His Majesty King Mswati III in February 2016.