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Lucara’s Karowe diamond mine remains fully operational
Lucara Diamond Corp. has implemented a crisis management strategy in relation to COVID-19, to protect the health and well-being of its employees in Botswana, Karowe, and Canada.
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Renewed focus on formalization of artisanal mining sector
The world is undoubtedly in a period where precision and speed are of utmost importance to governance. The prevailing problems remind us that time and resources are finite and that solutions are only ...
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Glencore assures of no material disruption to its operations so far
Global diversified miner Glencore has confirmed that its more than 200 sites and offices in 35 countries remain operational and without any confirmed Covid-19 cases; however, the miner is keeping a cl...
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Amani Gold’s Kebigada mineral resource exceeds milestone
ASX-listed gold explorer and developer Amani Gold has achieved a substantial upgrade to the mineral resource at the Kebigada gold deposit within the Giro gold project in the Democratic Republic of Con...
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Caledonia delivers another ‘strong performance’
Gold miner Caledonia Mining achieved another strong performance in the financial year ended December 31, with its primary asset, the Blanket nine, in Zimbabwe having produced a record level 16 876 oz ...
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Angola making progress in strengthening its precious stone sector
Angola has launched a limited public tender to contract three independent diamond evaluators to evaluate the some 9.2-million carats of rough diamonds produced in the country each year.
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Improved mine plan could double Armadale Capital’s graphite output
AIM-listed Armadale Capital’s could double graphite production from its Mahenge Liandu graphite project in south-east Tanzania via a staged four-year ramp-up process.
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Rwanda’s investments into satellite technology boosts internet penetration
As the world continues to become more digital, Rwanda has acknowledged ICT as a pillar for socio- economic growth and has several investments into space technology. Patrick Nyirishema, Managing Direct...
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Extension granted for completion of uranium acquisition
The ASX has granted Lotus Resources a waiver of ASX listing rule 14.7 which provides an extension of two weeks, to 13 March 2020, for the company to complete the Kayelekera acquisition.
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Glencore joins Global Battery Alliance
The GBA and its members aim to establish, and collaborate on, a sustainable global battery value chain by 2030.
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Ivanhoe development of Congo copper mine ahead of schedule
Canada’s Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) announced that the underground development at its Kakula copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to advance ahead of schedule and that initial pro...
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Africa remains lucrative for exploration by junior miners
Opportunities are aplenty for exploration in Africa, both in known and unexplored parts of the continent.
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Rwandan tin smelter qualifies for RMI certification as a conflict-free Smelter
LuNa Smelter, the only tin smelter in East Africa, has been qualified for Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP), the flagship program of Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI). The successful a...
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Gemstone boom follows government suspension 15% export duty
Zambia is fortunate to be blessed by nature in several ways and has rich mineral and gemstone reserves, which, if harnessed and developed properly, can go a long way in enhancing the economic wealth o...
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Rwanda’s newly created financial centre ready for business, CEO says
With ambitions to establish itself as a financial hub by 2024 as is set out in the National Strategy for Transformation (NST1), the work to establish the Kigali International Finance Centre has kicked...
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Shanta Gold to acquire Barrick’s gold projects in Kenya
AIM-listed East Africa-focused gold producer Shanta Gold has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase 100% of the shares of Barrick’s subsidiary Acacia Exploration Kenya, or AEKL, from two su...
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Invest in Rwanda, a country with unconventional vision and leadership
Rwanda's government has a will to build a better and prosperous nation and to make Rwanda become a regional destination for business travel and MICE.
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 Mining minister calls on investors to employ Zambia's resources
Zambian Mines Minister Richard Musukwa says with Vedanta, Zambia is dealing with an investor that broke the law.
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Black Rock Mining enters EPC framework agreement for Mahenge project
Tanzanian graphite project developer Black Rock Mining has executed a non-binding co-operation framework agreement with a major Chinese infrastructure contractor, China Railway Seventh Group for its M...
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Inaugural regional mining conference a resounding success
Rwanda is leading the way in regional mining ambitions in East and Central Africa. This was evident from the large number of delegates that attended the first-ever East and Mining Forum, held in Kigal...
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