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Continental shift: Africa's opportunity

Money is going into Africa. How could it not: copper is slowly heading to over US$8,000 per tonne, gold is already over $1,350 per ounce and base metals are a year into a bull market. All the while, investors are still salivating for anything with more than a hint of cobalt.

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Cyril Ramaphosa and Joseph Kabila are two African leaders in very different positions

Miners are raising money from their shareholders, private equity firms are borrowing when they can, although some say banks are still gun-shy about certain jurisdictions.

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