ExxonMobil increases its Namibian exploration stake
ExxonMobil increases its Namibian exploration stake

ExxonMobil has increased its offshore exploration acreage in Namibia with the addition of approximately 28,000km2. The company signed an agreement with the government of Namibia and the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) for blocks 1710 and 1810, and farm-in agreements with the latter for blocks 1711 and 1811A.

4 hours ago

Namibia revises electricity buying market model
Namibia revises electricity buying market model

The Namibian Cabinet has approved a revised market model, which will allow independent power producers (IPPs) to sell electricity directly to customers and not just to the Namibia Power Corporation (NamPower).

1 day ago

Demonstration for conflict-free products. Enough Project/Flickr
Why responsible sourcing of DRC minerals has major weak spots

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is rich in minerals such as coltan, tantalum, tin and gold. All are coveted for their widespread use in modern technologies, like semiconductors for cars and mobile phones.

By Peer Schouten 2 days ago

20-carat Okavango Blue diamond unveiled
20-carat Okavango Blue diamond unveiled

The biggest blue diamond discovery ever made in Botswana has been unveiled to the world by Okavango Diamond Company (ODC).

18 Apr 2019