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Local beneficiation key to Africa's future: AFC head

Africa must go beyond the ‘extract and export’ and ‘shovel to port’ models if it wants to play a serious role in the global energy transition according to the organisation’s chief executive Samila Zubairu.

Local beneficiation key to Africa's future: AFC head Local beneficiation key to Africa's future: AFC head Local beneficiation key to Africa's future: AFC head Local beneficiation key to Africa's future: AFC head Local beneficiation key to Africa's future: AFC head

Samila Zubairu is chief executive and president of the multilateral African Finance Corporation

"The EV market, for example, requires a significant amount of minerals and metals, many of which are found in abundance in Africa," Zubairu told Mining Journal at Mining Indaba in Cape Town.