Daily Archives: March 10, 2016
Gold has been a great blessing for Africa in the last decade. The recent ‘gold rush’, spurred from the rally in the gold price from below $700 per ounce to an all time high of over $1,900 per ounce, has had a very positive socio-economic impact on Africa’s ‘gold nations’. South Africa, Ghana, Tanzania and Sudan are amongst the top 20 biggest gold producers in the world. These countries’ economies have benefitted greatly from mining and exporting the precious metal over the last decade. However, it is not only the South Africans, Ghanaians, Tanzanians and Sudanese who can benefit from gold. Every middle class African now has the opportunity to benefit from an increase in the value of gold. They can do so by purchasing gold as a financial investment.