Australian miners: Leading the pack on ESG in Africa

Australian metals and minerals companies operating in Africa have largely escaped the immediate impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
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B2Gold’s Fekola solar plant put on ice

The Fekola solar plant engineering and construction progressed well through the first quarter of 2020 but was suspended in April 2020.
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COVID-19 highlights need for renewable energy systems

COVID-19 has highlighted the need for Africa to develop flexible energy systems in renewables and decentralised technologies.
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IMF approves US$152.61 million for Gabon’s COVID-19 efforts

This is the second purchase COVID-19 under the RFI to Gabon. It aims at helping Gabon in meeting its urgent balance of payments needs.
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Filing and first payment requirement of carbon tax

As of 31 October 2020, taxpayers liable for Carbon Tax must submit an environmental levy account and make payments of the carbon tax in accordance with the Customs and Excise Rules for each tax period.
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IMF approves US49.1 million for COVID-19 support in Lesotho

"The COVID-19 crisis heightens the importance of a steadfast implementation of pro-growth reforms to ensure sustainable and inclusive medium-term growth.”

COVID-19 hits gold consumer demand in H1,2020

“COVID-19 created the perfect storm for gold investment as liquidity injections and record low interest rates significantly cut the cost of carrying gold."
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IMF approves US$4.3 billion for South Africa for COVID-19 efforts

The COVID-19 pandemic is evolving in South Africa at a challenging time. With severe structural constraints to growth and economic activity.

Maximising resource revenue in socio-economic development projects

There are many elements that feed into a system of governance that can successfully convert mineral and oil revenues into shared wealth for its citizens.
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South African corporates team up to distribute sanitisers

“As we tackle the current unprecedented health emergency, it is crucial that we protect the most vulnerable in our country.”

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