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  Feb 3-6 – Investing in Africa Mining Indaba, Cape Town, South Africa The annual Mining Indaba's...

Africa

23 DECEMBER 2013

Country Risk: Mozambique

Major extractive opportunities unfolding in Mozambique look set to transform livelihoods in one of the...

Africa

23 DECEMBER 2013

Divide or conquer

In spite of the veritable wave of anti-corruption legislation – both general and extractive industry-specific...

Africa

27 SEPTEMBER 2013

Coal India pledges US$42m for Mozambique social aid

Indian mining company Coal India Ltd has said it will spend some US$42million on the social sector in...

Africa

28 JUNE 2013

Apopo rats help detect TB

A pioneering method to detect tuberculosis (TB) using trained rats hasbeen developed by Belgian non-governmental...

Africa

28 JUNE 2013

Health: Fighting neglect

The largest alluvial diamond ever discovered – the Star of Sierra Leone – was found in the diamond fields...

Africa

28 JUNE 2013

Mineral sands: Roller-coaster ride

After growing into an US$11 billion sector in recent years, the mineral sands industry underwent a period...

Africa

14 JUNE 2013

Venter promoted

Paul Venter, chief operating officer (COO) of Mozambique-focused Ncondezi Coal Company Ltd, was promoted...

Africa

03 MAY 2013

Daly steps in

Coal miner Beacon Hill Resources plc appointed ex-BHP Billiton (BHPB) employee John Daly as chief operating...

Africa

28 MARCH 2013

Focus: Tantalum: Regulating the supply chain

According to the US Geological Society, the major use for tantalum, as tantalum metal powder, is in the...

Africa

22 MARCH 2013

Ncondezi exit

Ncondezi Coal Co Ltd, which plans to change its name to Ncondezi Energy Ltd, said Nigel Walls has stepped...

Africa

01 MARCH 2013

Kenmare shre price rises on takeover rumours

The share price of Kenmare Resources plc moved above £0.50 (US$0.79/share) this week as rumours continue...

Africa

10 FEBRUARY 2012