Recent Articles

Tanzania's mining sector changes economic growth

Posted on April 8, 2015

Mining is one of the leading sectors in Tanzania, with the value of mineral exports increasing each year.

South Africa sets aside billions to revitalize mining towns

Posted on March 18, 2015

The Gauteng government will spend R240-million to develop economically depressed former mining towns in the province.

African export-import bank considering potash business

Posted on June 25, 2013

Canadian Allana Potash is in negotiations with the Africa Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) over a possible $600 million financing to develop $1.3 billion tonnes of potash resources in Ethiopia.

Botswana faces future without diamonds

Posted on December 17, 2012

With its diamond reserves predicted to run out in 20 years, diversification is crucial if Botswana is to continue to be an "African success story"?