Osman Oume Dindima

With a population of 13.6 million (World Bank, 2016), Chad covers a surface area of 1.2 million km2.
It is a stable Republic with a US$2,500 GDP per capita per annum (2013 estimate), is a member of the OHADA and EITI, and has a projected economic growth of 11.2% (African Economic Outlook, 2014). Major oil companies Total, Exxon, Chevron and Glencore have been active in Chad for several decades and Chad is a major oil producer and refiner for the domestic and international markets.
Chad has an attractive Mining Code and investment framework. Mineral exploration licenses are
granted for 5 years and are renewable twice for a total additional 10 years. Mining licenses are
granted for a 25‐years term and are renewable, with up to a 10‐year tax holiday period and a
corporate tax rate of 35% (negotiable). The State has the right for a 10% free carry and 2% royalty.
The Company looks forward to keeping its shareholders updated on progress and will announce
results of the field programmes as news becomes available.

artisanal crushing and visual sorting of high‐grade visible gold in quartz vein material.

artisanal crushing and sorting of high-grade visible gold mineralised quartz vein material.

artisanal working within the Dorothe license.

The President of the Republic IDRISS DEBY ITNO granted an audience to the delegation of the GMIA MINERALS and SOGEM Group led by its Director General, Albert Matthews.

Albert Matthews

General Manager

Namba Ndoadoumgué



Field Supervisor