Mining a key driver in low to middle income economies

ICCM has found that many of the world’s poorest countries have become more dependent on their income from mining, despite falls in commodity prices.

Latest products and technologies revealed at Electra Mining Africa

Over 850 exhibitors showcased their latest new innovations, products and services at one of the world’s biggest mining and industrial trade exhibitions. Held at the...

State capture is old news – welcome to continent capture!

China has committed to investing US$60 billion in Africa over the following three years while cancelling debt from countries struggling to repay debts.
Chinese financing

Chinese financing casts long shadow over Africa

The value of loans from Chinese financing of energy and infrastructure projects in Africa almost trebled between 2016 and 2017, from $3 billion to $8.8 billion.
Africa Finance Corporation

Africa Finance Corporation appoints 3rd president and CEO

Africa Finance Corporation announced the appointment of Samaila D. Zubairu as the Corporation’s third president and CEO.
Anglo American

South Africa platinum major embraces digital transformation

Siemens has provided automation equipment and industrial networks to assist Anglo American Platinum's Engineering Skills Training Centre. One of the pillars of digitalisation is industrial...

West African gold player lists on the ASX

Mako Gold has been admitted to the official list of the Australian Securities Exchange with trading of its securities to commence today under the...
finance africa

Winds of change in Africa promise opportunities for mining

A boost in commodity prices, an improved political outlook for South Africa and Zimbabwe and a greater appetite for investment in the mining sector...
south africa

Key highlights from Investing in African Mining Indaba 2018

Greg McNab, Global head of mining, Baker McKenzie, and Wildu du Plessis, head of Africa, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg outlines some of highlights from the 2018...

UKDIT pledges billions to African infrastructure

The UKDIT says it has the ability to facilitate the provision of billions of Pounds Sterling in lending and guarantees to African countries to...

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