Does Brexit spell bad news for diamond traders?
The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union (EU) could have a direct effect on diamond producers in Africa. While [...]
Formed under new mining legislation last September, the Societe Guineenne du Patrimoine Minier (SOGUIPAMI) henceforth enjoys a lot of new powers, and that could well be at the mines ministry’s expense. What is certain is that the new organization underscores [...]
Although elected president only six months ago, Alpha Conde has long had connections with the mining industry, particularly through his family. Along with farming, mining ranks as Guinea’s big money-spinner. As soon as he came to office, Conde named one of [...]