"Mwinilunga, Zambia - December 6th, 2012: Three young African miners work in an underground mine and dig for reseources."

Mining Elites in Africa 2023: Health and Safety Winner – AngloGold Ashanti

To counter the problem, AngloGold Ashanti’s Iduapriem mine in Ghana has introduced a successful fatigue management system to limit the health and safety risks related...
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U.S. bid for battery metals has Africa blind spot

Mining companies and governments in Africa are calling for stronger trade ties with the United States after a new climate law set out incentives for...
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African wind power struggles to gain momentum

Few African countries are harnessing wind energy on a significant scale - but South Africa offers a potential model for the rest of the continent.

Comment les miniers s’adaptent aux coups d’Etat en Afrique de l’Ouest

A chaque putsch, les sociétés minières sont en alerte, même si les nouveaux pouvoirs veulent avant tout rassurer les exploitants.
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DRC responsible cobalt initiative needs breakthrough on mine access

An initiative backed by the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to foster responsible cobalt mining needs to find a breakthrough in the...

Nigeria’s mining code overhaul needs improved northern security to succeed

Nigeria’s first revision of its mining code since 2007 needs to be accompanied by better mining security in the north of the country, if the...
Felix Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo addresses a press conference after the "G20 Compact with Africa" (CwA) meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Tobias Schwarz/Pool Photo via AP)/LLT125/21239651939709/POOL PHOTO/2108272015

DRC rule of law must improve to realise EAC potential, economists say

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s prospective membership of the East African Community (EAC) won’t realise its full potential unless the rule of law becomes the...

Kinshasa’s hopes and the coming cobalt crunch

The energy transition is seen as marking a shift away from the “bad old” habits of the fossil fuel industry, but accessing the strategic resources...
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Security risk on the rise in the Sahel

Gold miners in West Africa’s Sahel region are increasingly getting caught up in the struggle between armed groups and security forces, as the security situation...
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Guinea names AngloGold alum as minister

The ruling junta of Guinea has appointed an ex-AngloGold Ashanti executive as mines minister, in a move that analysts said would be “reassuring” for miners.