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Time for African countries to rethink mining policies

Across the continent, a wave of mining policy adjustments is impacting Africa's investment attractiveness.

All is not lost for BRICS-Africa despite recent challenges

The 'thrill' behind BRICS-Africa engagements has waned.

Zambia can beat the economic slowdown by making every kwacha count

Times are hard and Zambians have been feeling the pinch.

Competing for FDI: How do Africa’s economies compare with other emerging markets?

What effect will global headwinds have on Africa's foreign investment inflows, and how do its leading economies compare to other emerging markets?

Mining: Tough times far from over

Further adversity may be expected before a significant turnaround in transaction activity.

Recent Articles

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    How Africa’s top mining event is adapting to desperate times

    22 July, 2016
    The Mining Indaba’s MD shares how the event is adapting to better reflect the state of the industry.
  2. kampala-200x240

    Will Africa follow Asia’s developmental growth trajectory?

    18 July, 2016
    Is Africa’s development inevitable?
  3. miner 200x240

    Time for African countries to rethink mining policies

    14 July, 2016
    Across the continent, a wave of mining policy adjustments is impacting Africa's investment attractiveness.
  4. Lusaka, Zambia; photo: Mike Rosenberg

    Zambia can beat the economic slowdown by making every kwacha count

    5 July, 2016
    Times are hard and Zambians have been feeling the pinch.
  5. India trade container ship Jawaharlal Nehru Port 200x240

    All is not lost for BRICS-Africa despite recent challenges

    18 June, 2016
    The 'thrill' behind BRICS-Africa engagements has waned.
  6. mining 2 200x240

    Mining: Slower, lower, weaker… but not defeated

    10 June, 2016
    2015 was a race to the bottom.
  7. money calculator rand figures 200x240

    Mining: Tough times far from over

    25 May, 2016
    Further adversity may be expected before a significant turnaround in transaction activity.
  8. Johannesburg Sunrise City of Gold 200x240

    Foreign investors losing confidence in South Africa

    16 May, 2016
    Africa’s most sophisticated economy faces global headwinds, but problematic governance compounds its challenges.
  9. diamond 200x240

    Video: Huge diamond found in Botswana could sell for more than $70m

    13 May, 2016
    The three-billion-year-old crystal, mined in Botswana last year, is about the size of a tennis ball.
  10. china_glag200x240

    China’s rebalancing spells changes for Africa’s business model

    22 March, 2016
    For Africa, the China-enabled 'golden growth decade' has passed. As China rebalances, so must Africa.
  11. Aliko Dangote 200x240

    Aliko Dangote on why he is still investing in Africa, despite downturn

    22 March, 2016
    'Hard times also bring opportunities.'
  12. africa-globe-200x240

    Will Africa continue to rise? Five issues high on the agenda of CEOs

    15 March, 2016
    Gauging the challenges currently faced by leaders of multinational enterprises.
  13. Tiguidanke Camara 200x240

    Meet the Boss: Tiguidanke Camara, founder, Tigui Mining Group (Guinea)

    4 March, 2016
    'I am not ready to die out in this business. I’m here to stay.'
  14. Tiguidanke Camara 200x240

    Model to miner: How Tigui Camara started Guinea’s first woman-owned mining company

    23 February, 2016
    'I think I bring some fresh air to the mining business.'
  15. Kgosi Leruo Molotlegi 200x240

    King of Royal Bafokeng on making mining communities more resilient in South Africa

    19 February, 2016
    Kgosi Leruo Molotlegi questions South Africa's mining policy and suggests steps that can be taken to reduce unintended consequences of it.
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