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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.
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Zambia’s mineral royalty plan “a step in the right direction”: CoM

Zambia’s plan to remove mineral royalty taxes non-detectability was “a step in the right direction” towards full reform of the mining tax regime, Zambia Chamber...
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Guinea’s military junta will strive to keep miners on board

Guinea will seek to avoid scaring off miners of its bauxite and iron-ore minerals after the coup which brought Colonel Mamady Doumbouya to power. Mining...
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Civil unrest hits South African mineral supply chains

Port, rail and road transport operations in South Africa have been disrupted by ongoing civil unrest and violence, with several notices of force majeure issued,...
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Ex-South Africa President Jacob Zuma ordered to serve 15-month prison sentence

South Africa’s Constitutional Court has sentenced former President Jacob Zuma to 15 months in prison for contempt of court. Zuma was found guilty by the...
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Ahmed win good for mining in Ethiopia: analyst

A win for Ethiopia's incumbent prime minister Abiy Ahmed in this week’s general election will be a good result for mining companies as his Prosperity...
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Ghana’s sustainable bonds will help government finances more than environment

Ghana’s forthcoming sale of $1 billion in sustainable bonds is likely to succeed – but may deliver less in terms of ESG impact than lenders...
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Record copper prices double-edged sword for Zambian miners

Copper mining companies in Zambia, Africa's second-largest producer of copper after the Democratic Republic of Congo, are at odds with the record prices of copper,...
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Mozambique’s insurgency raises risk of government debt default

The receding chances of onshore liquid natural gas (LNG) production starting on time in northern Mozambique will leave a hole in public finances and increase...