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Government remains focused on ensuring fairness in mining industry

Ghana’s mining sector needs substantial reform to ensure that the country moves towards economically and socially sustainable mining. Ghana President John Dramani Mahama stated in his State of the Nation Address earlier this year that the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources had been tasked... 

Keynote speaker to address Africa’s mining challenges

By: Natalie Greve This year’s keynote address by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) head of global mining Tom Butler at the annual Investing in Africa Mining Indaba will aim to tackle issues and opportunities relating to the economic impact of mining on the African economy. 

Zimbabwe lashes out at diamond industry

Around 30 percent of Zimbabwe’s economy comes from minerals but the country’s Mining Minister says domination by one of the industry’s biggest players – and compliance issues – are preventing the African nation from fulfilling its potential  

West Africa, the mining industry’s new ‘Eldorado’

The mining and exploration industry in West Africa has experienced explosive growth as a result of the industry decline in Southern African, and West Africa is largely considered as the world’s new ‘Eldorado’, reports the West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex).  


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