The Diaz Wind Farm, Namibia's first venture into this form of clean energy, aims to bring an additional 44MW to the country's national grid
While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa's most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling. We interview David Williams, Maersk Line Africa chief executive and global head of Safmarine to find out more
Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017
When electricity reaches Zambia through the solar market, we could see a dramatic decrease in poverty and a surge in creative entrepreneurs contributing to a thriving economy
Modernisation, beneficiation and community development need to be addressed if regional mining is to be sustainable
Danette Breitenbach 22 Sep 2016
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
Energy in Africa is a rarer commodity than in the developed world
Dr Ed Brown and Dr Zivayi Chiguvare 22 Apr 2016
Meeting the demands for Africa's critical energy infrastructure was in the spotlight at the annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum which was recently held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg
Oil and gas (O&G) discoveries have become a catalyst for investment into
Siphesihle Hlela 5 Aug 2015
A Zimbabwean company on Thursday, 23 July 2015, signed a $1.1bn agreement with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to build a 600-megawatt thermal power plant, a move expected to ease power cuts in the country
Xtract Resources intends building Mozambique's first large gold mine and restarting sizeable copper output in the Northern Cape, says CEO Jan Nelson, who was behind the growth of Pan African Resources into a mid-tier gold miner
Now that its gateway in Gabarone has gone live, Globalstar can deliver affordable simplex coverage across Southern Africa
Namibia wants to review the terms of its diamond mining joint venture with the international giant De Beers to ensure more stones are cut and polished locally, a cabinet minister said on Monday, 22 June 2015
The new Mozambique mining regulations for employees in the mining sector could "increase the risk of contract alteration and regulatory burden.
GHANA: Veolia, an environmental resource management organisation, is participating in the 7th West & Central Africa (WaCA) Mining Summit & Expo currently underway at the Accra International Convention Centre in Ghana
Platinum miners in Zimbabwe have expressed concern over the uncertainty surrounding the platinum export levy
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014