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First Quantum suspends work at Mauritania copper, gold mine
First Quantum Minerals has suspended operations at the Guelb Moghrein copper and gold mine in Mauritania, where days of worker protests over pay left one person dead over the weekend.
Miners forced to get creative as traditional financing sources dry up
It was the most notable gold financing of the year and has drawn a lot of attention. Both HudBay Minerals Inc. and Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp.
ENRC secures Congo mine licence for $102m
The Frontier processing plant was among the assets that ENRC acquired in January in a $1.25bn settlement with First Quantum, after a legal battle over mines confiscated from the Toronto-listed group and later bought by ENRC for $175m. The deal sparked ...
Seeing potential in Ghana's oil boom town Takoradi
In Takoradi, international hotels are limited, despite increased business traffic from investors interested in developing the oil and gas industry.
Top 10 Commodity Producer ETFs
Commodity-based companies and associated ETFs are critically important as a gauge of economic health and demand, inflation and should be important additions to most investment portfolios.
British fashion retailer Topshop launches pop-up store in Africa
Gap's move followed that of Spain's Inditex Group - Europe's largest fashion retailer - which launched its first South African Zara store in Johannesburg late last year, and its second in Durban in March. Last year How we made it in Africa reported ...
'A really big opportunity': Inside PSG's $46m Zambian farming deal
Chayton made its first investment after Crowder was approached by two Zimbabwean farmers who lost their farms due to the Mugabe government's land reforms.
The hectic schedule of Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote
“I am someone who doesn't switch off my phone,” said Aliko Dangote. “My phone is on 24 hours.” Aliko Dangote. Dangote is the richest man in Africa, worth $11.2 billion according to Forbes magazine, and is the founder and CEO of the Dangote Group, the ...
'Stress is an essential ingredient for growth,' says mobile money pioneer
Fundamo powered Africa's first mobile financial services platform, which in 2002 launched as Celpay Zambia. Fundamo's platform is currently being used in 40 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Pace of new property developments in Africa could pick up
Emerging markets private equity firm Actis has in recent years been involved in many of Africa's more high-profile property developments.