exploration in Africa

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 Apr 2022

B2Gold’s Otjikoto holds steady

B2Gold’s Otjikoto holds steady Canadian gold miner B2Gold’s Otjikoto mine in Namibia performed well during the first quarter of 2022, producing 35,061 ounces of gold, 5% (1,803 ounces) above budget, […]
5 Apr 2022

Pensana’s Angola discovery shows encouraging REE mineralisation

Pensana’s Angola discovery shows encouraging REE mineralisation Although it is still early stage, London listed Pensana has reported results from their Coola and Sulima West Rare Earth Element (REE) exploration […]
11 Jan 2022

Gold mine soldiers on as Ethiopia turns the corner

Gold mine soldiers on as Ethiopia turns the corner   London listed KEFI Gold and Copper (previously KEFI Minerals) will launch its flagship Tulu Kapi gold mine early in 2022 […]
4 Jan 2022

Oriole intersects good grades at Bibemi

Oriole intersects good grades at Bibemi AIM listed Oriole Resources has intersected good grades and width at its 90%-owned Bibemi gold project in Cameroon. Phase 2 of Oriole’s drilling programme focussed […]
14 Nov 2021

Bisie in the DRC is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Bisie in the DRC is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week Early drilling result from Alphamin Resources’ Mpama North and Mpama South look extremely promising. The company also released spectacular quarter […]
31 Oct 2021

Investing in exploration vital for South Africa

Investing in exploration vital for South Africa As the mining sector warns that the opportunities of the commodity boom are fast slipping by, government has committed itself to some ambitious […]
27 Jun 2021

Easier road ahead for SA junior miners?

27 June 2021 – Junior miners are hoping that the brighter mood in South Africa’s mining sector will translate practically into more exploration and development, with government taking an active […]
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 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 […]