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5 May 2021

REE developer Mkango Resources appoints Jones Group International as its United States strategy advisor

05 May 2021 – With rising global interest in rare earth elements, these deposits are increasingly in the spotlight. Africa hosts many of these, one of them at Songwe Hill […]
3 May 2021

Ivanhoe signs MoU to upgrade Inga turbine in the DRC.

April 26, 2021– Ivanhoe Mines Energy DRC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a public-private partnership (PPP) with the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) state-owned power company […]
2 May 2021

Are businesses ready to attract tomorrow’s investors?

By Joe Keenan 02 May 2021 – Like the mining companies they service, mine suppliers and technology providers should be looking beyond the customer demands of today to remain relevant […]
29 Apr 2021

WhyAfrica’s Hawks Eye is on Barrick Gold’s Loulo-Gounkoto complex in Mali.

By Leon Louw founder and editor of WhyAfrica 29 April 2021 – Despite the fragile political situation in Mali, Barrick Gold Corporation’s Loulo-Gounkoto complex continues delivering the ounces at a […]
25 Apr 2021

R1.3-billion deal makes Ntsimbintle one of the most successful empowered mining companies in South Africa

25 April 2021 – The star of Ntsimbintle continues rising. A recent R1.3-billion deal makes Ntsimbintle Holdings one of the most successful empowered mining companies in South Africa. The company has […]
18 Apr 2021

Botswana is WhyAfrica’s Pick of the Week

By Leon Louw founder of WhyAfrica   18 April 2021 – New mining projects, unsurpassed tourism and agricultural potential, and a robust and diversified economy makes Botswana WhyAfrica’s Pick of […]
15 Apr 2021

B2Gold commissions solar-battery hybrid system at Fekola in Mali

15 April 2021 – Canadian gold mining company B2Gold has commissioned the world’s largest off-grid solar-battery hybrid system at its Fekola mine in Mali. The solar-battery hybrid plant was integrated […]
12 Apr 2021

Power Metal Resources report significant nickel intersections in Botswana.

By L.M. Louw 12 April 2021- Getting good results from exploration drilling for a metal that could possibly become one of the most sought after in the not-too-distant future in […]
11 Apr 2021

Wits University study challenges perceptions about magma chambers

11 April 2021 – A new study published in Scientific Reports by postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Willem Kruger from the School of Geosciences at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, […]
9 Apr 2021

Initiative to support artisanal small-scale cobalt mining launched in DRC.

09 April 2021 – Entreprise Générale du Cobalt (EGC), an initiative to support artisanal small-scale cobalt mining was recently officially launched in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) towards […]
4 Apr 2021

WhyAfrica’s Hawks Eye is on Kouroussa in Guinea

04 April 2021 – Guinea is not the easiest mining jurisdiction in the world to do business in, but if you are into gold, does it really matter? Australian listed […]
3 Apr 2021

WhyAfrica’s Hawks Eye is on Yanfolila in Mali

By L.M. Louw 03 April 2021 – The team at Hummingbird Resources has had their fair share of ups and downs at the Yanfolila gold project. However, the mine poured […]
3 Apr 2021

WhyAfrica’s pick of the week is Africa’s tin deposits.

By Leon Louw for WhyAfrica 03 April 2021 – With demand for tin concentrate on the increase and a serious shortage of supply looming, eyes are turning towards Africa. Tin […]
1 Apr 2021

Pan African Beryl Group acquires South African Eyethu Coal

01 April 2021 – In what has shown to be a year of significant moves being made in the mining sector, investment company the Beryl Group’s acquisition of Africoal’s stake […]
24 Mar 2021

Lucapa Diamond Company completes expansion at Mothae.

24 March 2021 – ASX listed Lucapa Diamond Company has completed an expansion project at its Mothae Kimberlite diamond mine in Lesotho. Lucapa owns the mine in partnership with the […]
23 Mar 2021

Can ESG drive commercial competitiveness in mining?

By Acrux Resources Executive Director’s Sean Browne and Geoff Linnell  23 March 2021 – The mining industry is facing increased pressure to be more mindful about environment, social and governance […]
22 Mar 2021

WhyAfrica’s Hawks Eye is on Adavale’s Kabanga in Tanzania

22 March 2021 – ASX listed Adavale Resources has released results of its initial exploration program at the Kabanga nickel deposit in Tanzania. This week, WhyAfrica’s Hawks Eye is on […]
22 Mar 2021

WhyAfrica’s Pick of the Week is Emmerson’s potash project in Morocco.

22 March 2021 – With demand for fertilizers like potash expected to increase in the future, WyAfrica’s pick of the week is London Stock Exchange listed Emmerson’s Khemisset potash project […]