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 [...]
Taking the long-term approach has paid off for the Chinese mining operators, services and trading firms patiently lobbying to take control of Congo-K's mining sector. While Chinese investors are not the most proactive presence at the various mining forums and [...]
In this enormous country where central power is weak, ethnic allegiance counts above everything, particularly in the mineral resources sector where the political and economic stakes are high. Whoever controls the copper, cobalt, diamond and cassiterite mines of this vast land controls the manna which will finance the presidential and provincial elections of the future and the military operations n [...]