Tanzania's mining sector changes economic growth

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

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

African export-import bank considering potash business

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

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"?