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Highlights from the East & Central Africa Mining Forum in Rwanda

Rwanda has the capability to represent the entire east African region. It boasts an operating gold refinery and is building a tin refinery as well.
africa

Municipalities in Africa seek options to procure from IPPs

Energy demand in Africa is expected to double by 2050 and with its abundant supply of renewables, the continent has adequate capacity to supply this demand.
ECAMF

Africa’s resource curse: potential solutions to govern minerals

Peter Leon from Herbert Smith Freehills recently adressed delegates at ECAMF in Kigali about the governance of Africa’s mineral resources.

Resource nationalism policies are not limited to fiscal measures

"Long-term relationships between host governments and foreign investors need to be better regulated," says Peter Leon from Herbert Smith Freehills.
ghana

Latest technologies, services and machinery destined for Ghana

Ghana remains one of the largest exporters of gold in the world with gold accounting for more than 90% of mining sector revenue.
ECAMF

Rwanda and Russia sign cooperation agreement

Rwanda and Russia have signed a mining and hydrocarbon agreement for several aspects geological and equipment for the mining, oil and gas sectors.

EPCM support for African Juniors and mining start-ups

SIS is the main process engineering “house“ for two main principal mining projects in South Africa: Vanchem-Vanadium and Springlake.

Projects could make states in Nigeria financially independent

Oyetola Oshobi is advising a state government how to leverage its mineral resources and use mining as a way to increase its internally generated revenue.

NEXIM Bank supports mining sector in Nigeria

NEXIM has provided funding support to several mining projects in Nigeria in the metallic ores – lead / zinc, industrial minerals and dimension stones.

Nigeria’s mining laws: “there is hope”

We are very excited about the opportunities in Nigeria’s mining sector though they remain untapped to a large extent." - Tobenna Nnamani

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