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Living the FATCA life in Africa: New U.S. tax regulations add to burden of compliance on financial institutions across Africa

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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 read more

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Morningstar Announces Findings from Third Global Fund Investor Experience Report; United States Scores the Best and South Africa the Worst

About Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
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MasterCard to Power Nigerian Identity Card Program

13 Million Cards to be issued first, in largest card rollout of its kind in Africa read more

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ASANTE GOLD CORPORATION: ADVANCE NOTICE POLICY, ROYALTY ACQUISITION UPDATE AND WORKING CAPITAL LOAN AGREEMENT

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Stanbic IBTC declares N12bn profit on gross earnings of N92bn

Stanbic IBTC Holdings, a member of Standard Bank Group, has declared a profit before tax of N11.7 billion for 2012, an increase of 16 percent above the N10.1 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2011, according to its audited results for the financial year ended December 31, 2012. Similarly, profit after tax rose to N10.2 billion, translating to an increase of 53 percent over the prior year’s N6.6 billion. read more

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BP TO INVEST MORE THAN R5-BILLION IN SOUTH AFRICA

BP today announced plans to invest in excess of R5 billion in South Africa and Mozambique over the next five years in new and on-going infrastructure upgrade projects to improve business efficiency and assist Government’s objectives to enhance energy security and enable the transition to cleaner fuels. read more

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Russia and Siberia – Investments in the billions to the energy industry

2nd elcom Rossija from 17 to 19 September 2013 with focus on the future’s energy mix read more

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IFC Makes First Islamic Finance Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

About IFC

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. We help developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, mobilizing capital in international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments. In FY12, our investments reached an all-time high of more than $20 billion, leveraging the power of the private sector to create jobs, spark innovation, and tackle the world’s most pressing development challenges. read more

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Pangolin Diamonds Corp. updates shareholders on 2013 kimberlite diamond exploration activities in Botswana

About diamond mining in Botswana
Botswana is the largest diamond producing country in the world by value, supplying 21% of global rough diamond production. It is the location of the world’s two largest diamond mines, Jwaneng and Orapa, and four non-De Beers diamond mines – Gem, Firestone, Lucara and Mantle. Diamonds were first discovered in Botswana in 1959 and the first kimberlites were discovered in 1967. Since then, over 275 kimberlites have been discovered in the country. With a long and well-established Mining Code, Botswana is rated by the Fraser Institute as the best country in Africa for mining. The country has the highest sovereign credit rating in Africa. Since gaining independence in 1966, Botswana has been governed by the Botswana Democratic Party in a multi-party democracy. read more

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Asante Gold Corporation CORPORATE UPDATE – PROPOSED ROYALTY ACQUISITION

About Asante Gold Corporation

Asante Gold Corporation (TSX.V:ASE/FRANKFURT:1A9) is a Vancouver based gold exploration and royalty focused company, exploring the Fahiakoba Concession located in the centre of Ghana’s Golden Triangle between Perseus Mining’s  250,000 oz Au per year Edikan mine, and AngloGold Ashanti’s 315,000 oz Au per year Obuasi mine. read more

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Standard Bank Group produces sound financial performance

Standard Bank Group produced a sound financial performance for 2012 and demonstrated good momentum in its businesses. read more

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PMI Gold Chairman Peter Buck Resigns

RESIGNATION OF CHAIRMAN

PMI Gold Corporation (TSX: PMV, ASX: PVM, Frankfurt: PN3N.F) (“PMI” or the “Company”) advises that Peter Buck has resigned as Chairman and Non-Executive Director of PMI, effective immediately. Ross Ashton, a current Non-Executive Director, will assume the Chairman’s position on an interim basis. Mr. Ashton has been a Non-Executive Director of the Company since its ASX listing in December 2010. He was previously Managing Director and Chairman of Red Back Mining Ltd. read more

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PMI AND KEEGAN AGREE TO TERMINATE MERGER PLANS

Vancouver, British Columbia, February 18, 2013 – PMI Gold Corporation (“PMI”) (TSX: PMV, ASX: PVM, Frankfurt: PN3N.F) and Keegan Resources Inc. (“Keegan”) (TSX, NYSE MKT: KGN) jointly announced today that they have terminated the arrangement agreement (the “Arrangement Agreement”) they entered into on December 5, 2012 in accordance with its terms. This decision comes as a result of the mutual determination of PMI and Keegan that it is unlikely that PMI’s shareholders will approve the transactions contemplated by the Arrangement Agreement. The termination of the Arrangement Agreement is not on account of any differences arising between the respective boards about valuation issues or on account of any new facts having come to their attention. read more

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