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27 Apr 2022

WhyAfrica’s magazine printed and packed for African road trip

WhyAfrica’s magazine printed and packed for African road trip The April issue of WhyAfrica’s magazine is out and now available in print as well! Readers will be able to hold […]
30 Mar 2022

West Africa set to unlock the power of small businesses

West Africa set to unlock the power of small businesses By Tunde Macaulay In West Africa, small businesses account for close to 50% of GDP and, in some markets, up […]
17 Mar 2022

Software developer launches new ESG application

Software developer launches new ESG application Software developer IsoMetrix has launched an all-in-one environmental, social and governance (ESG) management solution that will enable organisations to comprehensively manage and report on […]
22 Feb 2022

Rham and Huber’s gonna rock you down to electric avenue

Rham and Huber’s gonna rock you down to electric avenue If you’re a farmer or a miner and still undecided about electric vehicles, why not jump into Rham Equipment and […]
31 Jan 2022

WhyAfrica hits the road in June and July

WhyAfrica hits the road in June and July This year WhyAfrica returns to doing what it does best. We are getting our boots dirty with on-the ground, in-depth, grassroots reporting […]
25 Jan 2022

Data to empower small scale farmers

Data to empower small scale farmers Australian based Ocean Protocol, the decentralised data exchange protocol to unlock data for AI and business innovation, has entered into a strategic partnership with […]
25 Jan 2022

SA emerging miners support local manufacturers

SA emerging miners support local manufacturers An emerging mining company in South Africa has given local Original Equipment Manufacturer Bell Equipment the green light by investing in 12 Bell B45E […]
20 Jan 2022

Legal solution allows construction companies to build more and pay lawyers less

Legal solution allows construction companies to build more and pay lawyers less The contract management process can be complicated and time-consuming for construction companies, often distracting the business from its […]
19 Jan 2022

Non-revenue water an opportunity for SA

Non-revenue water an opportunity for SA Non-revenue water remains a challenge – and yet a significant opportunity – for South African municipalities. According to the World Bank‘s Water Resources Group, […]
18 Jan 2022

Be bold, be brave, partner up with WhyAfrica

Be bold,  be brave, partner up with WhyAfrica Do you suffer from news fatigue? Are publishers bombarding your inbox with marketing material and product blasts on behalf of their advertisers? […]
1 Jan 2022

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica Travel restrictions and Omicron will slow us down, but never stop us. Africa will survive and continue trading and doing business, writes Leon Louw, founder and […]
27 Dec 2021

Why farmers should think electric

Why farmers should think electric Green technology like electric vehicles will catapult the African agricultural sector into the future, writes Leon Louw, WhyAfrica founder and editor.  Agriculture will play a […]
30 Nov 2021

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica Travel restrictions and Omicron will slow us down, but never stop us. Africa will survive and continue trading and doing business, writes […]
15 Nov 2021

“Building Back” Africa’s supply chain

“Building Back” Africa’s supply chain For our second article in a series about women in the supply chain, WhyAfrica interviewed Azuka Okeke, CEO of the Africa Resource Centre for Excellence […]
28 Oct 2021

Shipping container crisis could continue until mid-2022

Shipping container crisis could continue until mid-2022 With 90% of the world’s goods transported by sea, the current shipping crisis has resulted in spiralling costs and bottlenecks in global supply […]
22 Oct 2021

South Africa’s shortage of truck drivers could become a risk

South Africa’s shortage of truck drivers could become a risk The July 2021 unrest in South Africa brought the threat of protest action to supply chains into focus. However, a […]
12 Oct 2021

Full life cycle monitoring of TSF by satellite

Full life cycle monitoring of TSF by satellite Satellite imagery is a flexible and cost-effective means of monitoring tailings storage facility sites (TSF) over the full life cycle, writes Sonja […]
12 Oct 2021

Are you looking to forge new business relationships in Ghana?

Are you looking to forge new business relationships in Ghana? Are you looking to forge new business relationships in Ghana? If you are looking to forge new business relationships in […]
28 Sep 2021

Bell Series V Tractor geared to meet expectations

Bell Series V Tractor geared to meet expectations After four years of development and testing of the new Bell Series V Haulage Tractor, the company’s Product Marketing Manager: Forestry and […]
21 Sep 2021

WhyAfrica to launch its first digital magazine

WhyAfrica to launch its first digital magazine A little more than a year after WhyAfrica was established, the company will launch its first ever digital magazine in November 2021. The […]
15 Sep 2021

A year of firsts for tire management

A year of firsts for tire management For Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group, it has been a year of firsts and looking to the future of what it means to […]
18 Aug 2021

Meeting mining’s challenges

By Marcel Bruyns, Sales Manager, Axis Communications Africa 18 August 2021 – In terms of tough working environments, there aren’t many that are as challenging as mining. And the overriding […]
13 Aug 2021

Joburg gets red hot with opening of Africa’s second Radisson RED hotel

13 August 2021 – The cool barometer of Johannesburg’s already vibrant Rosebank district has hit RED hot with the opening of Radisson RED Johannesburg Rosebank. The first Radisson RED hotel […]
6 Aug 2021

Wärtsilä enables Nigerian food company to modernise power generation

06 August 2021 – The technology group Wärtsilä will supply fuel-flexible dual-fuel engines to extend, improve, and modernise power generation for a captive power plant at Nigeria’s oldest and largest […]
1 Aug 2021

Aucor Auctioneers puts Voorspoed diamond mine’s processing plant under the hammer

06 July 2021 – One of the most efficient diamond processing plants in South Africa will come under the hammer soon when Aucor Auctioneers closes the bid to sell the […]
13 Jul 2021

Alrosa introduces ground-breaking diamond tracing technology

13 July 2021 – Russian diamond company Alrosa has introduced ground-breaking diamond-tracing technology using non-invasive laser marking. Unlike traditional laser engraving, this laser marking cannot be destroyed or polished off. […]
29 Jun 2021

CSIR research boost indigenous biodiversity in South Africa

29 June 2021 – The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), is championing indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) research and […]
14 Jun 2021

Purchasing mining equipment at auctions in Africa has never been easier

By Leon Louw founder and editor of WhyAfrica 15 June 2021 – Mining auctions used to be a great place where miners mingled while looking for the best equipment at […]
30 May 2021

Sponsored content: Global Engineering & Mining Survey Services

Global Engineering & Mining Survey Services looks to expand into Africa 30 May 2021 – With more than 20 years of experience in the surveying industry, South African based Global […]
16 May 2021

Scatec enters into agreement with Torex Gold in Mexico

22 April 2021: Renewable power producer Scatec has entered into a lease agreement with mining company Torex Gold for a 8.5MW solar plant to provide renewable power to the Morelos […]