29 Jul 2020

SA cement producer invests in the people

One of South Africa’s oldest cement companies’ decision to invest in the local production of bricks is an example of how to empower communities and drive the economy. The production […]
28 Jul 2020

Danish bank funds Ethiopian wind project

Denmark’s largest bank, the Danske Bank, has granted a further USD131.4-million to further fund the Assela wind project in Ethiopia. The project received funding to the tune of USD201-million from […]
26 Jul 2020

Assurance system boosts Namibian fish exports

Despite tightening of quality and safety requirements in major import markets, fish and fishery products have continued to be a significant contributor to Namibia’s exports, thanks in part to a […]
24 Jul 2020

Mines can create more value through local procurement

More and more companies are demanding that mining operations procure goods and services locally, and indeed, mines should create more value through local procurement. Supply chain disruptions caused by Covid-19 […]
21 Jul 2020

Extractive industry needs a conscience

It is no longer business as usual in Africa. The extractive industry needs a conscience. It will no longer be good enough to tick boxes, but companies need to improve […]
19 Jul 2020

CAR signs agreement to conserve Chinko

In April this year, non-profit organisation African Parks, signed a significant 25-year public-private partnership agreement with the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) to conserve the entire Chinko basin, […]
16 Jul 2020

Tanzanian cement plans on track

Tanzania’s cement plans are on track as the government starts compensating the almost 100 Tanzanians that has to relocate to make way for the Chinese company Sinoma’s massive plant. Tanzania […]
4 Jul 2020

A boost for conservation in West Africa

The protection of one of West Africa’s most important ecosystems and potential tourist attractions was secured recently with a ground-breaking agreement between the government of Benin and non-profit organisation African […]
27 Jun 2020

Why Africa?

Africa, like the rest of the world, will be hard hit by the after- effects of Covid-19. However, in the long-term, many countries in Africa will provide great opportunities for […]