Consultant Peter Meeus set to help Lourenço with diamond mining reform
As it proceeds with a wide-ranging reform of the Angolan mining sector, in which diamonds are the main component, President João Lourenço's government is thought to be negotiating with precious stones expert Peter Meeus to get him to help it fine-tune its strategy. [...]
Lourenço's hype over copper assets works on Anglo American and Pengxin
Angolan President João Lourenço has been working hard to convince foreign firms to invest in the country's diamond sector (AMI 451) but also its copper assets and his efforts are beginning to pay off. The London and Johannesburg-based mining giant [. [...]
Industry players seek other pastures after Joao Lourenco's diamond heist
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 [. [...]
Stock-take of Joao Lourenco's reform of the diamond sector?
After 18-months in power, what has Angolan president Joao Lourenco managed to achieve of his great reform to overhaul the country's diamond industry (AMI 409), no longer controlled by those close to former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos and his [. [...]