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20 May 2022

Will SA’s new environmental bill lure mining investors?

Will SA’s new environmental bill lure mining investors? Once the South African president signs NEMLAA4, it will introduce greater certainty on environmental requirements, helping to improve the country’s attractiveness for […]
18 May 2022

African mining sector set for strong growth in 2022

African mining sector set for strong growth in 2022 With mining companies currently enjoying high prices, exceptional production performance and robust supply chains, Standard Bank’s mining team anticipates that the […]
17 May 2022

Marampa bullish on expansion in Sierra Leone

Marampa bullish on expansion in Sierra Leone   Marampa bullish on expansion in Sierra Leone   Marampa Mines, a subsidiary of Gerald Group, last week commissioned a 3.25 million dry […]
14 May 2022

Harnessing change for future success

Harnessing change for future success Johannesburg based Cable Technology has seen exceptional growth over the past two years, despite the extremely challenging business environment in South Africa during the Covid-19 […]
13 May 2022

Kal Tire’s African growth in the wake of Covid-19

Kal Tire’s African growth in the wake of Covid-19 Despite Covid-19 lockdowns and supply chain constraints, tyre management company Kal Tyre has seen continued growth in the Southern African countries […]
12 May 2022

Steady ESG advances in African mining

Steady ESG advances in African mining Africa’s mining sector is showcasing a real shift from high-level carbon neutrality intentions to some exciting and practical first steps on the journey to […]
12 May 2022

Opportunity for Africa to fill the commodity gap

Opportunity for Africa to fill the commodity gap Forecasts suggest that in the near future the global economy will be facing a ‘commodity gap’ as the demand for battery minerals […]
11 May 2022

First Quantum backs Zambia with USD1.25-billion investment

First Quantum backs Zambia with USD1.25-billion investment During his address to delegates at this year’s Investing in Africa Mining Indaba held in Cape Town, South Africa, Tristan Pascall, CEO of […]
11 May 2022

Solar can save small-scale miners

Solar can save small-scale miners Although there is a lot of hype around the energy transition and mining companies migrating to renewable energy sources, the reality, especially for smaller mines […]
10 May 2022

Sitatunga’s coming of age

Sitatunga’s coming of age As part of WhyAfrica’s road trip through the Northern Cape Province of South Africa at the end of February, I paid a visit to Sitatunga Resources’ […]
9 May 2022

Southern Africa bets on green energy

Southern Africa bets on green energy        South Africa, Zambia and Botswana are backing a green energy revolution in Southern Africa to drive growth in a region decimated by Covid-19, […]
9 May 2022

Mining Indaba back to live in Cape Town in 2022

Mining Indaba back to live in Cape Town in 2022 With covid-19 restrictions now significantly eased internationally – not least in South Africa – the Mining Indaba’s organisers, Hyve Group, […]
7 May 2022

New milestones at Molo in Madagascar

New milestones at Molo in Madagascar Civil and earthworks have been initiated at Canadian based company NextSource Materials’ Molo graphite mine in Madagascar. The construction work is in preparation for […]
7 May 2022

Northam in SA is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Northam in SA is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week Northam in SA is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week South African platinum producer Northam continues to make headlines for all the […]
7 May 2022

Namibia’s mining sector: stable and mature

Namibia’s mining sector: stable and mature Namibia is not perfect, but the country has consistently maintained its position as one of sub-Saharan Africa’s primary investment destinations.   By Warren Beech   Namibia […]
5 May 2022

Africa needs to conquer Mount Probable

Africa needs to conquer Mount Probable Geopolitical turmoil in a bi-polar world has placed African leaders in a peculiar position. Many African countries were beneficiaries of Russian support in the […]
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 […]
27 Apr 2022

When the bottom-line booms

When the bottom-line booms With commodity prices on a high, and talk about  an imminent super-cycle, is Africa’s mining industry missing a golden opportunity?    By Arjen de Bruin, Managing […]