CONAKRY - Two women and a man who slipped past security in northeastern Guinea to pan for gold died Thursday in a landslide
The head of Libya's National Oil Company announced that oil production is expected to reach 1.25m barrels per day by the end of 2017
A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large US corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1b in Africa over the next five years
The $13.6m Ombepo Wind Farm, near Lüderitz, is expected to add 5MW of renewable power to the Namibian grid by the end of July.
Rescuers called off a search for miners who were trapped underground after an illegal goldmine collapsed in western Ghana, declaring 17 dead
ACCRA - Rescuers are scrambling to locate survivors after an illegal goldmine collapsed in western Ghana, trapping at least 17 miners underground
With the very real challenge of keeping the lights on, African countries are pursuing diversified energy portfolios to deliver universal access to electricity
Tanzania's President John Magufuli plans to speed up the building of a hydroelectric dam in one of Africa's largest game reserves, despite criticism from environmentalists and UNESCO
Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards closed on 30 June
Topco Media 27 Jun 2017
PARIS - Chad President Idriss Deby said on Sunday his country had been "irresponsible" in striking oil for cash deals with Swiss commodities giant Glencore
The new Musanze hydropower plant is expected to add at least 3.6 megawatts to Rwanda's national grid
Jean d'Amour Mbonyinshuti 23 Jun 2017
Thabang Mabapa's Selokong Sa Dimelana project grows castor seed crops for the commercial production of castor seed oil as an alternative biofuel. We wanted to find out a bit more about this inspiring young entrepreneur
Cari Coetzee 22 Jun 2017
Debmarine's newest diamond mining vessel, SS Nujoma, has started operations after being commissioned in Walvis Bay last week
The Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday, 13 June, it has asked Chinese and Spanish bidders of a colossal dam project to join forces and submit a joint bid
Construction tenders worth between R1m and R1bn will be advertised shortly for the second phase of the R25bn Lesotho Highlands Water Project, the executive manager of the project, Mark Matchett, says
Charlotte Mathews 14 Jun 2017
N'DJAMENA - Chad, one of the African countries hit hardest by the drop in oil prices, announced that it had reached an accord with a group of foreign energy companies ending a tax dispute
The third annual Urban and Infrastructure Development Conference (UIDC 2017) provides a platform to unlock the growth potential of the African smart cities ecosystem
LAGOS - Anti-corruption associations threatened to take the Nigerian government to court in connection with a contract won by Italian oil major ENI to operate a neglected oil refinery
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia said it had begun taxing foreigners working in the private sector as part of fiscal reforms aimed at coping with a drop in oil revenues.
Three South African engineering firms were instrumental for designing and building headgear, shaft collar and winder house for a new service shaft at the Philsaga Mining Corporation in the Philippines owned by Medusa Mining.