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 [...]
Immediately after returning from the Investing in African Mining Indaba week in Cape Town, Albert Yuma Mulimbi, chairman of Gecamines, stuck straight in to turning his threats to revise the state-run firm's mining contracts (AMI 409) into action. As an [...]
Electricity, or the lack thereof, is a prickly topic in Katanga, and the root of a heated debate between miners and local authorities. Neither side wants to pick up the slack for costly power imports. The province's chronic power shortage [...]