13 Mar 2022

Mpama South a boost for Alphamin as tin prices drop

Mpama South a boost for Alphamin as tin prices drop The tin price saw an aggressive price correction last week, at one point falling more than 20% in after-hours trading […]
30 Dec 2021

What’s hot in African mining?

What’s hot in African mining? WhyAfrica features a mining project in Africa every two weeks in its regular newsletter. In our end of the year magazine, we look back at […]
11 Dec 2021

Tensions high as fighting heats up in east DRC

Tensions high as fighting heats up in east DRC   Tensions are running high in the eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as more groups join […]
29 May 2021

The Curse of Goma

By Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica 28 May 2021 – Goma, in the North Kivu province of the DRC, has been at the receiving end of wave upon […]
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 […]
7 Mar 2021

WhyAfrica’s Hawks Eye is on Manono in the DRC.

07 March 2021 – With the tin price hitting some high notes early in the year, a number of new projects are in the pipeline. One of them is in […]