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 [...]
When he came to power on December 21 2010, President Alpha Condé promised a "new era". Two years on, it has become clear that management of the country's mineral resources is more than ever under his personal control. From the Sekhoutoureya Palace in Conakry, Alpha Condé exercises direct control of mineral resources via a number of carefully constructed networks. Mining Insiders Guinea describes [...]
A long-standing stakeholder in Guinea with a holding in the Sangaredi alumina refinery project managed by the Guinea Alumina Corp (GAC), the United Arab Emirate’s Mubadala Development Co has signed a highly discreet framework agreement with Conakry that enables it [...]