15 Mar 2022

Ivanhoe backs Free State gas

Ivanhoe backs Free State gas Canadian company Ivanhoe Mines has acquired the exclusive right to negotiate an offtake agreement with South Africa-based Renergen for electricity generated from Renergen’s gas and […]
11 Mar 2022

PPP to drive Egypt’s energy transition

PPP to drive Egypt’s energy transition     Norwegian based energy company Scatec has partnered with the Egyptian government to jointly develop a green ammonia facility in the Suez Canal Economic […]
9 Mar 2022

Promotions after exceptional growth at NSDV

Promotions after exceptional growth at NSDV   Promotions after exceptional growth at NSDV   NSDV, Africa’s first fully integrated law and consultancy firm specialising in mining, construction, and environmental law […]
8 Mar 2022

Invest in nature to combat climate change

Invest in nature to combat climate change Investing in nature is one of the most immediate, powerful, and cost-effective solutions to the climate crisis ad shaping our future. According to […]
3 Mar 2022

Maasai protestors shut down Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Maasai protestors shut down Ngorongoro Conservation Area A number of local Maasai people last week blockaded the entrance to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA), a famous UNESCO World Heritage Site in […]
2 Mar 2022

The importance of managing South Africa’s dams

The importance of managing South Africa’s dams  After good rains many of South Africa‘s major dams are filled to capacity. However, we cannot become complacent By Chetan Mistry South Africa […]
23 Feb 2022

More Anglo concentrate transported by communities

More Anglo concentrate transported by communities       South African based Anglo American Platinum has awarded a contract of R1.2-billion to 10 community-owned trucking companies to transport its concentrate from Anglo’s […]
22 Feb 2022

NamPower and solar central to Namibia’s mining future

NamPower and solar central to Namibia’s mining future At a time when renewable energy, ESG reporting, climate change and water supply dominate mining discussions, it is interesting to try and […]
19 Feb 2022

Illegal activities decimate Africa’s rainforests

Illegal activities decimate Africa’s rainforests Illegal logging, hunting, and farming in parts of West and Central Africa over the last 50 years have decimated indigenous rainforests, writes Leon Louw, owner […]
17 Feb 2022

Botswana bets on agritourism to boost growth

Botswana bets on agritourism to boost growth Landlocked Botswana has steadily grown in stature as one of the most stable and investment friendly countries in Africa. The government hopes a […]
16 Feb 2022

Water and energy vital to halt Africa’s land degradation

Water and energy vital to halt Africa’s land degradation Africa’s rapid urbanisation is placing ongoing pressure on available land and demanding far-sighted and coordinated national responses – as the upcoming […]
16 Feb 2022

Captains of mining at a crossroad

Captains of mining at a crossroad Amid global calls for decarbonisation and net zero carbon emissions, mining’s decision makers, under increasing pressure to reform, can do so easier than they […]
14 Feb 2022

Identifying SDG shortcomings to monitor natural resources

Identifying SDG shortcomings to monitor natural resources The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), laid out by the United Nations in 2015 provides a map to guide and measure the world’s progress […]
9 Feb 2022

ESG knowledge without ESG wisdom is like water in sand

ESG knowledge without ESG wisdom is like water in sand There are many lessons in nature and wisdom is often found where we least expect it, writes Leon Louw, owner […]
3 Feb 2022

NamPower and solar central to Namibia’s mining future

NamPower and solar central to Namibia’s mining future At a time when renewables, ESG reporting, climate change and water supply dominate mining discussions, it is interesting to try and find […]
2 Feb 2022

World Wetlands Day: SA wine farm shows the way

World Wetlands Day: SA wine farm shows the way Wetlands are often overlooked, neglected and abused – and yet they provide essential eco-services for water and food security. They are […]
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 […]
31 Jan 2022

African mining CEOs on the transition to renewable energy for mines

African mining CEOs on the transition to renewable energy for mines Transitioning to low-carbon and an increased focus on ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) is a global trend and the […]