Changing the face of Africa's mining regulation

In sub-Saharan Africa mining is no longer about the extraction of minerals, it has become the mainstay of mineral producing economies...

By Patience Panashe 15 Oct 2018

Good times beckon for Zim mining sector

Zimbabwe's mining sector is headed for exciting times with foreign investors reportedly reaching lofty heights since the new dispensation rose to power...

By Golden Sibanda 15 Oct 2018

Implats releases mining land to Zim government

Implats has agreed to relinquish a portion of its mining lease area held by its Zimbabwean, subsidiary, Zimplats, to that country's government to allow other investors to participate in the platinum mining industry...

6 Jun 2018

#MFGIndaba: Africa's opportunity to unlock industrial growth potential

Manufacturing Indaba 2018 promises to be bigger and more innovative than ever before, providing the broader manufacturing industry with a roadmap and the connections to unlock their growth potential and deliver accelerated GDP growth...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 May 2018

Inaugural Africa Blue Economy Forum to coincide with World Oceans Day

More than 150 delegates and speakers are expected to attend the inaugural Africa Blue Economy Forum...

30 Apr 2018

Where did Zimbabwe's diamond money go?

Lawmakers in Zimbabwe are preparing to summon ex-president Robert Mugabe to answer for his management of the diamond sector, which he nationalised in 2016...

By Sebastian Mhofu 12 Apr 2018

Amplats close to completing $62m smelter in Zimbabwe

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) is nearing completion of a $62m platinum group metal smelter at its Unki mine in Zimbabwe, meeting that government's demands for greater beneficiation of the industrial and precious metal...

By Allan Seccombe 27 Dec 2017

Benedict Peters and the Nigerian economic recovery

Nigeria-based oil and energy conglomerate Aiteo is creating a new paradigm for the oil industry in Africa. The company recently made news for its successful purchase of OML 29, a massive onshore oil block license, which will drastically increase its output...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 5 Oct 2017

SA companies explore opportunities in Tunisia, Algeria

A delegation of South African companies is currently on a trade and investment mission in Tunisia and Algeria, where they are exploring export markets...

3 Oct 2017

Pricing scandal hits Zimbabwe's Mbada Diamonds

Mbada Diamonds could have deprived the Zimbabwean government of millions of dollars by under-declaring its diamond sales over the years...

1 Feb 2017

Zim reviews mining fees

Zimbabwe's treasury will soon engage the country's ministry of mines and mining development for a further downward review of mining fees...

12 Sep 2016

Zimbabwean miner launches graduate training programme

Metallon Corporation commenced its two-year graduate training scheme in Zimbabwe, with 15 university graduates, chosen from over 1,000 applicants...

17 Aug 2016

Zimbabwe seizes unlicensed diamond mines

Zimbabwe on Monday, 22 February, said it was seizing diamond companies that were operating without licenses and had spurned an offer to join a state conglomerate...

23 Feb 2016

Could Africa become like China?

Africa's changing demographic over the next three-and-a-half decades could transform the continent into the next China, but only if its youthful population is educated and entrepreneurial.

By Jana Marais 19 Aug 2014

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