Riyadh and New Delhi go hunting for investors at Mining Indaba
Saudi Arabia and India made the most of the Investing in African Mining Indaba annual conference to showcase the investment opportunities on offer on their own home soil.
Two months before he takes over the chairmanship of the African Union, Senegalese president Macky Sall has stepped up his diplomatic activities on the world stage. Highlights include the recent G20 summit and the upcoming peace forums in Paris and Dakar.
Angola did not respond warmly to the arguments put forward by a delegation of diamond industry leaders from Antwerp, who travelled to Luanda to pursuade João Lourenço to end Dubai's virtual monopoly over the country's diamond production.
Since early August, mining operators in the DRC have been pushing back against recent fiscal and budgetary measures introduced by the central government in Kinshasa. On 8 September, the leading industry players turned out in force for a meeting with President Félix Tshisekedi.
With President Alpha Conde on a diplomatic trip in the United States, the world's investors have their eyes turned to his country's iron ore assets. Sir Mick Davis, the former treasurer of the UK's Conservative Party, took over the helm [.