Who is behind offshore diamond newcomer LK Mining?
Behind the unfamiliar name of LK Mining, a company is in the process of obtaining an underwater diamond mining licence off the coast of Namibia. It is run by an industry veteran who is looking to carve out a niche in a sector that's dominated by giants. [...]
Next stop Finland - mining magnate Jean-Raymond Boulle goes for gold
Still a big mining player in southern Africa and busy with sugarcane in his native Mauritius, Jean-Raymond Boulle, who did well in a wartorn Congo in the late 1990s, has set up a new company to expand his horizons, seemingly into northern Europe. [...]
Covid-19: Ethiopian Airlines cargo boss Fitsum Abadi dispatches Jack Ma's deliveries
As the rest of Africa suspended flights in and out of China, Ethiopian Airlines stepped in to relay Chinese humanitarian equipment across the continent. This gave prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ali an opportunity to assert his position as a pan-African leader and is also a testament to the operation coordinator, the company's rising star Fitsum Abadi. [...]