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27 June 2021

AfriTin in Namibia is WhyAfrica’s pick of the week

By Leon Louw founder and editor of WhyAfrica 29 June 2021 – After starting production in November 2019 AfriTin Mining’s Uis tin mine in Namibia is steadily operating at nameplate capacity of around 60 tonnes of tin concentrate per month. The company expects further improvement in grades later this year. AfriTin in Namibia is WhyAfrica’s

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Easier road ahead for SA junior miners?

27 June 2021 – Junior miners are hoping that the brighter mood in South Africa’s mining sector will translate practically into more exploration and development, with government taking an active collaboration role. This optimism underlays the generally positive sentiment at the recent Junior Mining Indaba although the sector was clearly impatient for change. According to

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Expanded port will transform Berbera into a logistics hub

27 June 2021 – The expanded port and economic zone of the Berbera corridor in Somaliland will transform Berbera into an integrated maritime, industrial and logistics hub in the horn of Africa Logistics company DP World, last week inaugurated the new container terminal at Berbera Port, following completion of the first phase of the port’s

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Nature based tourism could be a money spinner for Africa

By Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica 26 June 2021 – Africa is well known for its wildlife and exceptional natural beauty. Nature-based tourism could be a money spinner for Africa.  Although some African countries have benefitted from nature-based tourism, the monetary value of protecting a country’s natural heritage has not yet been fully

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Political progress and stability see South Sudan open up energy sector for investment

27 June 2021 – After years of instability and conflict, it appears that peace is finally gaining a foothold in South Sudan. Continued political progress, peacekeeping efforts and stability have resulted in South Sudan opening its energy sector for investment. The Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) of the Republic of South Sudan, has launched the country’s

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