Bauxite mining boom in Guinea threatens locals

Mabinty lives in a village in Guinea's Boké region, about 250km northwest of Conakry, the capital...

17 Oct 2018

Changing the face of Africa's mining regulation

In sub-Saharan Africa mining is no longer about the extraction of minerals, it has become the mainstay of mineral producing economies...

By Patience Panashe 15 Oct 2018

Good times beckon for Zim mining sector

Zimbabwe's mining sector is headed for exciting times with foreign investors reportedly reaching lofty heights since the new dispensation rose to power...

By Golden Sibanda 15 Oct 2018

More than 30,000 diamonds seized in Angola

Over 30,000 diamonds were seized in various provinces of country, as part of the transparency operation carried out by the Angolan executive since September 25...

11 Oct 2018

What Kenya can do to ensure local people benefit from its oil industry

Six years ago, Kenya discovered commercially viable oil deposits in the Turkana region...

By Melba K Wasunna 10 Oct 2018

Atlas Oranto Petroleum to construct schools in South Sudan

Oranto Petroleum has completed the award of a contract for the construction of two primary schools in South Sudan...

3 Oct 2018

How we can turn plastic waste into green energy

In the adventure classic Back to the Future, Emmett "Doc" Brown uses energy generated from rubbish to power his DeLorean time machine...

By Anh Phan 2 Oct 2018

Roadmap for Angola: 2019 and Beyond

The government revised the growth forecast to 2.2% in August, compared to 4.9% in the previous forecast, and the IMF forecast 2.3% of economic growth...

28 Sep 2018

Explainer: why lithium ion batteries could be a game changer in Africa

Renewable energy resources - such as wind, water or solar solutions - hold great promise. They could provide energy while overcoming Africa's infrastructural challenges...

20 Sep 2018

Mineral Resources focuses on gas and oil

The Department of Mineral Resources, which has withdrawn the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment (MPRDA) Bill, is to bring its focus on gas and oil to Cabinet...

20 Sep 2018

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix

Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of where nuclear power is banned...

By Oluwole Olutola 17 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Top 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 announced

The top 10 nominees in the African Innovation Foundation's (AIF) Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018 have been announced...

14 Sep 2018

Why Nigeria urgently needs to grow non-oil exports

The economy of Nigeria has had to navigate a major crisis that started with the collapse of oil prices in 2014 and was worsened by the ongoing restiveness in the oil rich Niger-Delta region...

By Channing Arndt 11 Sep 2018

How solar kits and battery lamps are replacing kerosene across Africa

For decades, people in rural Africa have been using sooty kerosene lamps to dimly light their homes...

By Jörg Peters 6 Sep 2018

Is Africa ready for nuclear energy?

Years back, nuclear energy was a fancy option limited to the industrialised world. In due course, nuclear could be an energy source for much of Africa, where only South Africa currently has a nuclear power plant...

By Laura Gil 30 Aug 2018

Tanzania, Uganda sign gas pipeline deal

Tanzania and Uganda have signed an agreement for the construction a natural gas pipeline...

27 Aug 2018

Namibia launches two solar energy plants

Namibia has added an estimated 25.8GWh per annum to its grid with the opening of two solar power plants in Gobabis, the regional capital of the Omaheke region...

24 Aug 2018

Smaller grids may be better to power Africa

Research by the World Bank indicates an estimated $100bn in infrastructure investment is needed to close the electrification gap in Africa...

By Karel Cornelissen 23 Aug 2018

Angolan investment honeymoon looks to be over

When Angolan President, João Lourenço, took power a year ago, there was a wave of market optimism and fresh investor interest...

23 Aug 2018

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