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Akobo’s Segele in Ethiopia is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Akobo’s Segele in Ethiopia is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Akobo’s Segele in Ethiopia is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week Akobo Minerals is making excellent progress at their Segele gold project. By Leon Louw owner of WhyAfrica and editor of the WhyAfrica magazine  Scandinavian based Akobo Minerals holds an exploration license covering 182 square kilometres and a mining license covering 16 square kilometres in the […]

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The first blast at Trigon Metals’ Kombat underground copper mine in Namibia was initiated recently.

First blast at Kombat

First blast at Kombat The first blast at Trigon Metals’ Kombat underground copper mine in Namibia was initiated recently. TSX listed Trigon Metals announced in early February that operational training at the historic underground mine commenced ahead of schedule marked by the successful blasting of the first block at the Asis West shaft’s No. 1

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Private capital vital to fuel economic growth in Southern Africa

Private capital vital to fuel economic growth in Southern Africa Southern Africa’s conservative banking sector means that banks doesn’t always play as big a role in growing businesses as they do in other markets. Given the opportunities and potential advantages of the region, that in turn means there’s a substantial gap for private capital to

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The scramble to export Africa’s valuable natural resources is on

The scramble to export Africa’s valuable natural resources is on The scramble for Africa’s critical minerals and other valuable materials is underway as global multinational companies and the superpowers of the world eye the abundant natural resource of Southern, Central and East Africa. By Leon Louw founder of WhyAfrica and editor of the WhyAfrica magazine

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Can South Africa fix its water challenges?

Can South Africa fix its water challenges? South Africa has made substantial gains since 1994 to meet its growing water needs. However, it remains to be seen whether the country can solve its current water challenges. By Chetan Mistry South Africa is a water-scarce country and face several severe water challenges. Fortunately, there is a

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Africa’s energy crisis enables African solutions

Africa’s energy crisis enables African solutions  Africa’s energy deficit has given rise to African entrepreneurs that are introducing new technologies, especially in solar power, to fill these gaps.    Progression is mostly driven by energy and many regions in the world are quickly running low on means to generate it. With over 600 million people

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Tembo Gold in Tanzania is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Tembo Gold in Tanzania is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week  Grab samples from the Mwasabuka artisanal workings, located on TSX listed Tembo Gold’s project in the Lake Victoria goldfield in Tanzania, has returned excellent grab sample grades averaging 11.21 grams per tonne of gold (g/t Au).  Tembo Gold reported last week that significant new artisanal

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Become a member and tell your story the WhyAfrica way

Become a member and tell your story the WhyAfrica way  Readers and followers can now become fully fledged members of WhyAfrica. Having membership for one year allows you access to valuable business intelligence and insight about projects, investments, the sustainable utilisation of natural resources and the political economy of Africa.  By Leon Louw owner and

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African mines can cut energy costs by improving secondary ventilation

African mines can cut energy costs by improving secondary ventilation Mining operations in Africa can reduce energy consumption by improving their secondary ventilation systems. By Hannes Potgieter Energy makes up a considerable portion of operational mining costs with operators increasingly looking for ways to reduce consumption as the price of energy continues to escalate worldwide.

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Unlocking the future of African Mining at Mining Indaba 2023

Unlocking the future of African Mining at Mining Indaba 2023 WhyAfrica will attend yet another Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa from 6 to 9 February 2023. The event is the largest gathering of the most influential stakeholders in the African Mining Industry. WhyAfrica will be there to showcase our exclusive

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WhyAfrica membership adds value

WhyAfrica membership adds value You can now subscribe to become a member of WhyAfrica in 2023. Having membership allows you to gain access to valuable information and insight about projects, investments, and natural resources in Africa. By Leon Louw founder and editor of WhyAfrica This doesn’t mean that WhyAfrica’s other offerings are now paid for

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