WEST AFRICA

Where next for mining's wild child, Robert Friedland?

From Singapore to Monrovia, via New York and Conakry, the American-Canadian tycoon Robert Friedland is one of the global mining sector's most flamboyant figures. Well established in the DR Congo, he is working behind the scenes in Conakry and Monrovia to expand his empire in West Africa. [...] (2277 words)
Issue dated 24/10/2022 Reading time 10 minutes Christophe Le Bec
Ivanhoe Mines founder Robert Friedland at a conference in Cape Town in 2022.
Ivanhoe Mines founder Robert Friedland at a conference in Cape Town in 2022. © Shelley Christians/Reuters
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