Bangui preens feathers to bring back mining firms
Bangui is preparing to play host to a mines fair to showcase Central African Republic's mineral wealth from December 5 [...]
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.
President Felix Tshisekedi's arrival in power in Kinshasa has had a profound effect on the country's diamond sector. For years largely neglected by the powers that be, this industry now has the head of state's full attention. [...]
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 [. [...]