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.
Strandline Resources

Base Resources reports successful ramp up of mining operations

Base Resources' Kwale mineral sands operations in Kenya, has been ramping up mining rates and optimising the wet concentrator plant recoveries.
red rock

SRK Consulting SA breaks down mineral exploration in Africa

Africa is home to crustal rocks that span the earth’s geological history and host enormous mineral wealth, but it has remained for the most part relatively under-explored. However, new technologies for exploration and extraction, combined with modern data processing techniques, could change all that.
renewable energy

The future of renewable energy in Africa is bright

With more than 640 million people in Africa with no access to energy and investors looking for cheaper and reliable sources of power, there is no doubt that renewable energy is the future for Africa.

US senators oppose Kenya’s Lamu coal power plant

In a letter addressed to the African Development Bank, US senators are calling for the bank not to fund the Lamu Coal Power Plant, arguing it would tarnish Kenya's reputation as a leader in clean energy and worsen environmental quality.

New coal-fired power plant in Kenya to incorporate clean coal technology

A new coal-fired power plant in Kenya’s Lamu country – set to produce 1 050 MW of power – will be the single largest independent power producer in Kenya

Operational improvements for Goldplat plc Kilimapesa mine complete

Kenya - Goldplat plc, the AIM listed African gold producer, has announced operational improvements at its Kilimapesa Gold operation. The dewatering and equipping of the...

Base Resources eyes global acquisitions as Kenyan mine achieves peak targets

Kenya - Australia’s latest global player in the mineral sands market, Perth-based Base Resources, says it has commenced evaluating acquisition opportunities as it nears...

Chryso entrenches African presence with subsidiary in Kenya

Kenya is one of sub-Saharan Africa’s fastest growing economies, with a huge focus on infrastructure development in roads, railways, seaports, airports, water and sanitation....

Kenya Mining Code: New legislation faces delays with Balala corruption enquiry

Kenya - The new Kenya Mining Code is currently being debated by the upper house of parliament, but the legislation is likely to face...

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