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Lucara finds coloured diamonds in Botswana

Lucara finds coloured diamonds in Botswana

Lucara Diamonds has made two significant finds at its Karowe mine in Botswana

Precious stones

27 SEPTEMBER 2019

Galane can adjust for lower gold prices

Management at Galane Gold say the company can adjust the mine plan at the Mupane gold operation in Botswana...

Africa

14 OCTOBER 2014

The trouble with Botswana

  Botswana has received plaudits for its pro-Western, business-friendly approach to the way it manages...

Africa

15 SEPTEMBER 2014

Discovery hits out at Chinese claims it breached takeover conditions

Discovery Metals Ltd has hit back at its one-time takeover suitor Cathay Fortune Investment Ltd (CFI)...

Africa

05 FEBRUARY 2013

Cathay to let Discovery bid lapse after offer conditions "breached"

Cathay Fortune Investment Ltd said it will let its A$830 million (US$860 million) hostile bid for Australia-based...

Africa

01 FEBRUARY 2013

Southern Africa: Commodities in the Kalahari

Botswana remains Sub-Saharan Africa's destination of choice for mining investors due to an attractive...

Base metals

05 OCTOBER 2012

Diamonds: market turns opaque

Up to the middle of 2011 diamond prices increased above pre-crisis (mid-2008) levels, but by late 2011...

Africa

07 SEPTEMBER 2012

Oppenheimer sells out of family business

Anglo American plc entered into an agreement with South Africa's Oppenheimer family at the end of last...

Africa

11 NOVEMBER 2011

New African investment platform

Private equity company Denham Capital is to invest up to US$200 million in establishing a new African-mining...

Africa

09 NOVEMBER 2011

De Beers refinances debt

De Beers Group, historically the world's largest diamond producer, has signed a US$2 billion multi-currency...

Africa

04 NOVEMBER 2011

De Beers secures US$2bn credit facility

De Beers Group, historically the world's largest diamond producer that is engaged in exploration activities...

Africa

01 NOVEMBER 2011

Brinkmanship in Botswana diamond deal

Anglo American plc is reported to be blocking a 10-year diamond-marketing agreement between De Beers...

Africa

02 SEPTEMBER 2011