Sodemi reform scuppered before it starts
Presented as crucial to Sodemi's very survival when launched two years ago ( AMI 389), the reform to the company [...]
Diamonds, the most valuable natural material, are a key source of revenue for Southern Africa, while being at the centre of political and ethical issues through the continent.
While he continues to wrestle with his predecessor Joseph Kabila over the composition of his cabinet, Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi has surrounded himself with a team of mining advisors. Either already working for the president or on a more informal [. [...]
The deep reforms Angolan president Joao Lourenco has brought to the country's diamonds trade have sector heavyweights troubled ( AMI 435). Those who had flourished under Jose Eduardo dos Santos' watch have not necessarily turned away from mining altogether but [. [...]
Determined to get to the bottom of a near $10 million gaping hole it believes is the work of former and current management at its Angolan diamond mine Catoca, Russian group Alrosa has applied to obtain discovery of evidence from [. [...]