copper

22 Aug 2021

A glimpse of genuine change and new hope for Zambia

By Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica       22 August 2021 – Hakainde Hichilema’s election victory has given the Zambian people, and the business fraternity,  a glimpse of  genuine […]
10 Aug 2021

Orion on an acquisition drive to consolidate copper projects in SA’s Northern Cape

10 August 2021 – ASX and JSE listed Orion Minerals is on an acquisition drive to consolidate several copper licenses and projects in South Africa’s Northern Cape province.   Orion […]
31 Jul 2021

Mining investment in the DRC not at expected levels

By Warren Beech, CEO of Beech Veltman Incorporated  31 July 2021 – The DRC is endowed with vast mineral reserves, particularly cobalt, copper and gold. Despite its rich mineral deposits, […]
25 Jul 2021

All roads lead to Durban

By Leon Louw founder and editor of WhyAfrica 25 July 2021 – All roads lead to Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. A sobering and perplexing thought, but a fact that will change, […]
22 Jul 2021

New agricultural initiative to empower DRC farmers

22 July 2021 – A new agricultural initiative, led by the ERG Africa, is earmarked to empower DRC farmers in the Haut-Katanga province, close to ERG Africa’s Frontier copper project. […]
7 Jul 2021

How I became an Ivanhoe/Friedland-believer

By Leon Louw founder and editor of WhyAfrica 07 July 2021 – The fact that TSX listed Ivanhoe Mines delivered its first truckloads of copper concentrate from the Kamoa-Kakula mine […]
23 Jun 2021

The benefit of upskilling artisanal miners

23 June 2021 – In a country like the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where artisanal miners account for up to 20% of the cobalt ore that is mined, […]
9 Jun 2021

Sandfire appoints African Mining Services at Motheo in Botswana

09 June 2021 – Australian listed Sandfire Resources’ subsidiary, Tshukudu Metals Botswana, has awarded the open pit mining contract for the T3 pit at its Motheo Copper Project in Botswana […]
30 May 2021

WhyAfrica’s Hawks Eye is on Orion’s Okiep in SA

By Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica 30 May 2021 – In addition to Orion Minerals’ Prieska Copper-Zinc Project in South Africa, the company has also consolidated several projects […]
10 May 2021

Ferrodrill Namibia intersects copper at Golden Deeps’ Khusib Springs

10 May 2021 – With a shortage in supply looming, and a sky-high copper price, historic operations in Namibia have been in the spotlight. ASX listed junior exploration company Golden […]
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 […]
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 […]
9 Mar 2021

The Southern African giants are stirring.

By LM Louw 08 March 2021 – The Southern African region as a collective could be immensely powerful if the most influential countries within this block got their act together. […]
5 Mar 2021

WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week is Golden Deeps’ Abenab in Namibia.

05 March 2021 – Vanadium is a new-world commodity with a bright future. It has always been known that the Otavi Mountain Land in the northeast of Namibia hosts significant […]
4 Dec 2020

Copper project in Namibia is pick of the week

05 December 2020 – Namibia is not only a cherished tourist destination, the landscape is also an open geology textbook. This week’s pick of the week is Deep South Resources’ […]
21 Oct 2020

Drill rigs unleashed in Orion’s Prieska hunt

By LM Louw for WhyAfrica  21 October 2020 – The exploration drilling rigs are lining up at ASX listed Orion Minerals’ Prieska operation in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province as […]