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Digital innovation driving growth and competition in DRC mining sector

Satellite to play leading role in mining sector growth   read more

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SA ECONOMIC GROWTH HIT BY MINING SECTOR

Will the Chinese purchase divested mining interests? read more

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Africa can adhere to responsible, AMV-compliant mining practices

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Key players in the mining sector attending an industry partnership meetingfor Mining and Metals session organized by the World Economic Forum and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have underscored that the window of opportunity provided by rising commodity prices must correspond to a rise in revenues for African governments by equal measure. Held on 8 May, the session was aimed at examining how the Africa Mining Vision and its goal of facilitating transparent, equitable and optimal exploitation of mineral resources to underpin broad-based sustainable growth and socio-economic developmentcan be translated into national mining visions, developed from a fully transparent and inclusive process
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Mergermarket highlights Global M&A Trends at Second Annual Investment Meeting

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Accra, Ghana: Africa Mining Investment & Development Summit 2013

Event: Africa Mining Investment & Development Summit 2013 read more

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CALL FOR PAPERS – IPAD DRC, KINSHASA

The organisers of the 9th annual iPAD DRC conference and exhibition are pleased to announce an industry-wide call for papers for the annual iPAD DRC conference taking place from 10-11 October 2013 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo read more

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Neoedge to unveil Africa mining conference in Ghana

Neoedge Pte. Ltd is a business media company that aims to serve the corporate world with integrity and excellence by providing cutting edge business intelligences and creating high value networking opportunities. read more

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IMF Concludes Staff Mission to Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea, February 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Conakry during February 7-22, 2013 to conduct discussions on the second review of a program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF), which was approved by the IMF Executive Board on February 24, 20121 (see Press Release No. 12/57) in the amount of SDR128.52 million (about US$194.99 million). The mission was received by H.E. Prof. Alpha Condé, President of Guinea and Ms. Rabiatou Serah Diallo, President of the National Transition Commission. The mission also met with Mr. Kerfalla Yansané, State Minister of Economy and Finance; Mr. Mohammed Diaré, Deputy-Minister for the Budget; Mr. Lounceny Nabé, Governor of the Central Bank of Guinea; and other government members and senior officials. The mission also met with members of civil society, trade unions, employers’ organizations, and the donor community. Discussions focused on recent economic developments and growth prospects, policy implementation under the ECF, and policies and structural reforms for 2013. read more

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“Sustainably developing Cameroon’s mineral resources for the benefit of future generation”


CIMEC 2013 – Cameroon International Mining Conference & Exhibition
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29 – 31 May 2013, Yaoundé, Republic of Cameroon read more

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Deal builds on Standard Bank Group’s track record in Mozambique

Empresa Moçambicana de Exploraçāo Mineira SA (EMEM) has mandated Standard Bank Group to advise it on its current and future shareholdings in Mozambican mining companies and to advise EMEM as it works to develop the infrastructure required to unlock the full potential of mining projects in Mozambique. read more

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SA is still Africa’s biggest economy and Nigeria shows great promise in second place

South Africa remains the highest ranked African economy. read more

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Human Rights Watch: On a Dogged Mission of Defamation

Once again, Human Rights Watch (HRW) is engrossed in its frantic campaign of defamation.  The organization has just distributed, through the electronic media, a document that targets Eritrea as a “systemic violator of human rights”.  The core areas of its unfounded accusations are Eritrea’s National Service and the country’s nascent mining sector.  To this end, HRW unabashedly equates Eritrea’s National Service with “forced labour”, which, in its view, “qualifies Eritrea as a violator of human rights”. read more

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Atlatsa Resources Corporation – Market Update and Renewal of Cautionary Announcement

JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Shareholders of Atlatsa Resources Corporation (“Atlatsa” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ATL; NYSE MKT: ATL; JSE: ATL) are referred to the announcements released on 2 February 2012, 3 May 2012, 14 June 2012, 27 July 2012, 7 September 2012, 22 October 2012 and 3 December 2012 respectively, relating to the agreement of key terms in respect of a transaction to restructure, recapitalize and refinance Atlatsa and the Bokoni group of companies (“Bokoni group”) (the “Restructure Plan”), as well as the media releases on 27 September 2012 and 2 October 2012 relating to the conclusion of the interim implementation agreement relating to the consolidation of the Bokoni group debt and consequent reduction in its cost of borrowing (“the phase one agreement”). read more

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Dolat Ventures Continues to Diamond Mine in Sierra Leone

*Sierra Leone is One of The Best Destinations for Investment in Africa
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