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Mbada Diamonds Chief splashes R185m on SA property

  #Archives Mugabe’s man shells out R185m for prime SA property By OWEN GAGARE & LIONEL FAULL  The head of Zim’s Mara [...]

Mitsubishi to enter oil exploration business in Ivory Coast

By Staff Reporter Provided by Mitsubishi Corp. Mitsubishi Corp. said Sept. 12 it will acquire 20 percent ownership in a hydrocarbon producti [...]

Africa set for an oil and gas boom

By Staff Reporter An oil tanker during the unloading of oil in the Libyan sea port of Zawiya on April 4, 2014An oil tanker during the unload [...]

Impala to Close Zimbabwe’s Largest Platinum Mine After Underground Collapse

By Staff Reporter A worker drives a load of ore extracted from underground at Zimplats’ Ngwarati Mine in Mhondoro-Ngez, Zimbabwe(Reute [...]

As Zimbabwe starves 1 million carats of Zimbabwe diamond go on display in Dubai

By Staff Reporter Close to a million carats of Zimbabwe diamonds are up for sale in Dubai this week, with authorities reportedly hoping to [...]

Is shale gas in South Africa’s future?

By Staff Reporter According to the US Energy Information Administration’s recent ‘World Shale Gas Resources’ report – South Africa i [...]

Zimbabwe ex-Mining Minister demanded $10m bribe?

By Staff Reporter Former Mining Minister Obert Mpofu has for a long time been accused of corruption by sources inside Zanu PF. Is the net cl [...]

Algeria explores oil and gas in Tanzania

By Staff Reporter OPEC member and gas exporter Algeria is in advanced talks for a first deal to start oil and gas exploration in Tanzania. T [...]

South African economy expected to pick as mine workers return to work

Thousands of miners at South Africa’s biggest platinum mining firms have returned to work, a day after unions signed a wage deal to en [...]

Zimbabwe lost $800 million diamond revenue ( 2008-12)

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWE lost about $770 million in potential revenue between 2008 and 2012 through undervaluation and transfer pricing of [...]

Zanu PF INDIGENISATION policy was always doomed to fail-Mwonzora

 Opinion By Douglas Togaraseyi Mwonzora Douglas Mwonzora is MDC-T National Spokesman Last week, Minister for Finance said something about Z [...]

Zambia economic growth projected at 6.5% in 2014-IMF

By Staff Reporter An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Byung Jang visited Lusaka during May 27–June 6 to review economic devel [...]

Illegal gold mining thrives under Johannesburg city

By Staff Reporter Save A man carries a pack of waste to scavenge for gold dust Smoke rises from a derelict mine shaft 25 miles east of Johan [...]

Mozambique Gas could emerge as potential aid for Zimbabwe energy crisis

By Staff Reporter Posted bypril 21,By  2014   As Mozambique’s “world-class” gas resources are developed and coal bed methane (C [...]

UK & Tanzania relations face test as British family plans to sue Kikwete

British couple to sue Tanzania over farm deal that ‘ended in death threats’ Fight at the international arbitration court comes a [...]

London MET Police investigating Zimbabwe officials for money laundering involving diamond revenues

By Staff Reporter Zanu PF and government officials have been accused of siphoning diamond revenues to offshore accounts The former Mining mi [...]

IMF urges more transparency in Mozambique economy as growth is expected at 8% in 2014

By Staff Reporter   A staff team from the International Monetary Fund, led by Doris Ross, visited Mozambique during February 26- March [...]

Marikana witness’ life in danger

By Staff Reporter The inquiry is investigating the deaths of 44 people during strike-related violence at Lonmin‘s platinum mining oper [...]

Global Platinum production at risk as wage negotiations collapse in SA

By Staff Reporter     Wage talks between the world’s top platinum producers and South Africa’s Association of Minework [...]

Of the top 10 Emerging Economies Of 2014 worldwide, four are Africans

By Staff Reporter The pace of economic growth in BRICs states has slowed a bit and this made Management Today to look for the next shining [...]

Diamond mining in Zimbabwe breeds child prostitution-Chiadzwa

By Staff Reporter Chiadzwa, Zimbabwe Loss of fertile land to the mining companies has derived families into dire poverty Children as young a [...]

Mai Mai Kata Katanga rebels use “scorched earth” tactics in DRC

  by Staff Reporter   Mitwaba,DRC   Mai Mai Kata Katanga launched attacks in 2011 after their detained leader escaped prison [...]

Conglomerates refuse to pay DRC $3.7 billion in tax, fines-report

                          by Staff Reporter Kinshasa, DRC Democratic Republ [...]

Zimbabwe in ‘dire state’ under Robert Mugabe, says former PM

In an interview, Morgan Tsvangirai criticizes the president for his racial policies and cronyism. But the main opposition leader is himself [...]

Mugabe to be patron of new Sovereign Wealth Fund?

Harare,Zimbabwe Zimbabwe still has many reserves of natural resources. Above are mining licences owned by African Consolidated Resources (A [...]
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