West Africa

28 Aug 2021

The Gambia launches its new five-year export strategy

28 August 2021 – The Gambia, with the support of the Commonwealth Secretariat, last week launched its new five-year export strategy. The export strategy is aimed at ensuring dynamic and […]
9 Aug 2021

Drilling at Predictive Discovery’s Bankan gold project in Guinea generates excellent widths and grades

09 August 2021 – ASX listed Predictive Discovery has released good results from its five Diamond Drill (DD) and Reverse Circulation (RC) holes (totalling 1498m) at its Bankan Gold Project, […]
2 Jul 2021

CMGP/CAS merger creates agricultural champion in Morocco

02 July 2021 – A landmark merger between Compagnie Marocaine de Goutte à Goutte et de Pompage’s (CMGP) and Comptoir Agricole du Souss (CAS), has created a new champion in […]
28 Jun 2021

Togo inaugurates the first renewable facility in the country

28 June 2021 – The government of Togo has inaugurated one of the largest solar projects in West Africa and the first renewable energy facility in the country. The now […]
21 Apr 2021

Gas conversion project accelerates Senegal’s move to cleaner energy production.

21 April 2021 – Technology group Wärtsilä’s gas conversion project will accelerate Senegal’s move to cleaner energy production. Wärtsilä announced two weeks ago that the group will convert the close […]
7 Apr 2021

Boko Haram step up attacks in Cameroon

07 April 2021 – The Islamist armed group Boko Haram has stepped up attacks on civilians in towns and villages in the Far North region of Cameroon since December 2020, killing at […]
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 […]
21 Feb 2021

WhyAfrica’s Hawks Eye is on gold in West Africa.

By L.M. Louw  21 February 2021 – While West African countries like Ghana, Burkina Faso and Mali continues to attract junior gold exploration companies, new players like Guinea, Liberia, Sierra […]
25 Jan 2021

Pick of the week is Teranga’s Woulo Woulo

25 January 2021 – Early-stage gold exploration projects in Côte d’Ivoire continues delivering interesting results. WhyAfrica’s pick of the week is Canadian company Teranga Gold’s Woulo Woulo discovery at its […]
28 Dec 2020

SouthBridge announces major transactions in Togo

Kigali, Rwanda, 28 December 2020 – Earlier this month financial advisor Southbridge announced two major transactions in the Republic of Togo in West Africa.     Southbridge works closely with the […]