'Apart from the cyclical commodity prices, the power deficit being experienced in the country is one of the greatest threats.'
Expert Dr Anil Gupta shares his insight.
Across the continent, a wave of mining policy adjustments is impacting Africa's investment attractiveness.
Diversification and beneficiation might not be the answers.
2015 was a race to the bottom.
The 'thrill' behind BRICS-Africa engagements has waned.
Beneath the Surface: Pius Kasolo, CEO, ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc
27 September, 2016'Apart from the cyclical commodity prices, the power deficit being experienced in the country is one of the greatest threats.'
Five countries, often overlooked, poised for 5%-plus growth
12 September, 2016Strong growth in the face of challenging economic conditions across the continent.
India, Africa rekindle trade ties
15 August, 2016Old friends explore new possibilities.
Zambia’s most challenging elections in decades
11 August, 2016Whoever wins the Zambian elections will be faced with the enormous challenge of fixing a broken economic system.
How Africa’s top mining event is adapting to desperate times
22 July, 2016The Mining Indaba’s MD shares how the event is adapting to better reflect the state of the industry.
Will Africa follow Asia’s developmental growth trajectory?
18 July, 2016Is Africa’s development inevitable?
Time for African countries to rethink mining policies
14 July, 2016Across the continent, a wave of mining policy adjustments is impacting Africa's investment attractiveness.
Zambia can beat the economic slowdown by making every kwacha count
5 July, 2016Times are hard and Zambians have been feeling the pinch.
All is not lost for BRICS-Africa despite recent challenges
18 June, 2016The 'thrill' behind BRICS-Africa engagements has waned.
Mining: Slower, lower, weaker… but not defeated
10 June, 20162015 was a race to the bottom.
Mining: Tough times far from over
25 May, 2016Further adversity may be expected before a significant turnaround in transaction activity.
Foreign investors losing confidence in South Africa
16 May, 2016Africa’s most sophisticated economy faces global headwinds, but problematic governance compounds its challenges.
Video: Huge diamond found in Botswana could sell for more than $70m
13 May, 2016The three-billion-year-old crystal, mined in Botswana last year, is about the size of a tennis ball.
China’s rebalancing spells changes for Africa’s business model
22 March, 2016For Africa, the China-enabled 'golden growth decade' has passed. As China rebalances, so must Africa.