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 [...]
After confining themselves to financing commodities trade, major international banks are displaying an increasing interest in funding the boom in new mining projects in Africa. They are throwing top-line staff into the endeavor and find themselves competing with South African [...]
Traditional South African communities are increasingly positioning themselves as mining operators by forging partnerships with major groups. The traditional Bakwena ba Mogopa community signed its second empowerment agreement in a month in mid-January, with Switzerland’s Xstrata group. In return for [...]