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Lithium Market Becoming More Reliant on Batteries for Continued Strong Demand Growth

Rise in Consumption and Future Demand Driven by Lithium-ion Batteries

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IMF Mission Concludes the 2013 Article IV Mission to the Republic of Congo

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo, May 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Mbuyamu Matungulu visited Brazzaville during April 29–May 13, 2013, to conduct discussions for the 2013 Article IV consultations. The mission met with the Honorable Obami Itou, President of the Senate; the Honorable Koumba, Speaker of Parliament; State and Finance Minister Ondongo, Special Presidential Advisor Gokana, National Director of the BEAC Ondaye Ebauh, and other senior officials. It held discussions with development partners and representatives of the private sector, including members of the banking profession.

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Forest products critical to fight hunger – including insects / New study highlights role of insects for food and feed consumption

ROME, Italy, May 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Forests, trees on farms and agroforestry are critical in the fight against hunger and should be better integrated into food security and land use policies, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today at the International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition in Rome (13-15 May).

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Zimbabwe’s new found diamonds, a curse or blessing for local communities?

When communities in Zimbabwe’s Manicaland province in the Marange/Odzi region constituting Chimanimani, Marange, Buhera and Chipinge heard of diamond discoveries in their area they thought that their impoverished lives were going to improve.

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How the Western Cape’s largest electricity consumer saved R90 million in one year

African Utility Week to give insight into large power users’ challenges

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South Africa should use its BRICS membership to address Africa’s poor infrastructure

South Africa should leverage its position in BRICS to increase investments in the development and upgrade of Africa’s inadequate infrastructure, says David Humphrey, Global Head of Power and Infrastructure at Standard Bank Group.

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Great Western Minerals Group files mineral resource estimate on Steenkampskraal rare earth deposit, South Africa

TSX Venture Symbol: GWG
OTCQX: GWMGF

CUSIP: 39141Y 10 3

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Africa to benefit from China infrastructure investments

Africa’s infrastructure is poised for increased development and investment. The nextdecade should see increased spending on the back of commodity expansion and a growing middle class on the continent. Africa’s economy has remained resilient despite the downturn being experienced in Europe and the US. Africa and South America will be the next global growth point and will see increased investments especially from China.

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Foy-Johnston Secures Rich Concession in Cameroon

About Foy-Johnston Inc.

Foy-Johnston through its wholly owned subsidiary Cameroon Mines is involved in enhancing exploration and mining assets through diligent application of technical and commercial expertise for the benefit of all stakeholders of Foy-Johnston in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner. Cameroon Mines is a mining explorer and producer committed to developing strategic mining exploration and project opportunities in Gold, Precious gems, Rare Earth Metals, Iron Ore and Platinum Group Metals. The Company has assembled an experienced group of individuals with broad local and international industry knowledge, where it will assist to build shareholder value and help fast-track the development of its accumulated assets. Cameroon Mines will also secure the participation and support of key strategic partners globally, who can provide tangible benefits towards achieving the Company’s goals. The Company has already acquired a portfolio of Gold and Diamond exploration tenements in key mineral regions of Cameroon, and Central African Republic. Website is www.cammines.com

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GAMBIA RISKED FACING EU’s AID CUT

Amat Jeng

 

The Gambia is feared loosing millions of Euros in financial aid from its main donor – the European Union (EU), amid its President Jammeh’s outright rejection of the governance reforms that the EU has seen as an iron fist.

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