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Miners may be risky, but gems to be found
HandoutIn a report this week, Bank of Nova Scotia analyst Tom Meyer highlighted several companies he views as attractive portfolio choices, including First Quantum Minerals Ltd., Inmet Mining Corp. and Lundin Mining Corp.
First Quantum preps Sentinel for production
First Quantum Minerals (FM-T) - which has several copper projects in its development pipeline - has a new reserve and resource estimate in hand for its Sentinel copper project in Zambia.
Mining Sector's Transparency Improves
EITI is a global initiative that promotes better governance in countries rich in oil, gas and minerals and seeks to reduce the risk of diversion or misappropriation of funds generated by the development of a country's extractive industry resources ...
Evolution in an island, the secret for a longer life
ICP researchers published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B one of the first fossil-based evidences supporting the evolutionary theory of ageing, which predicts that species evolving in low mortality and resource-limited ecosystems tend ...
Exporters targeting Nigeria's growing taste for wine
... Young Strategic Growth Forum Africa in Cape Town, Mark Turner, Africa director at Massdiscounters, a division of retailer Massmart, said that when the company opened its first store in Nigeria, it was surprised by how brand-conscious the consumers ...
Microsoft head speaks about IT in west and central Africa
Ouattara: Yes and if you look at particularly the ICT sector, you will see a lot of young people now with the entrepreneurial mindset.
Executives give insight into Africa's investment environment
Three mega trends: Tim Bashall, head of strategy at KPMG Africa, said there are currently three mega trends driving investment decisions on the continent: natural resources, the burgeoning African consumer, and infrastructure.
Genome analysis homes in on malaria-drug resistance
Resistance to it was first identified in 2005 in western Cambodia. Resistance does not necessarily cause artemisinin treatment to fail completely, but it does slow the clearance of the malaria-causing parasite Plasmodium falciparum from patients' blood.
Budget flights and $29 hotel rooms – 'low-cost' arrives in Africa
The first hotel is set to open in Johannesburg, South Africa before the end of the year. Lonrho plans to launch fifty hotels across the continent by 2016.
The man behind the 'Netflix of Africa'
In our first year we had over 152 million viewers. We launched iROKOtv or the 'Netflix of Africa', which has a library of over 4,800 movies all of which people can access from across the world.