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Aug 30, 2016
Nigeria has confirmed the discovery of a considerable deposits of nickel in its northwestern Kaduna state, raising optimism about a potential economic turnaround at a time of a slide in…
Aug 24, 2016
President John Magufuli has directed the Ministry of Energy and Minerals to fast-track the construction of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant in Lindi Region to cost 30 billion US…
Aug 22, 2016
A Chinese state-owned car manufacturing company will invest 11 billion rand ($819 million) in a new plant in South Africa, giving a further boost to one of the fastest-growing industries…
Aug 21, 2016
At the old train station in Benin's economic capital Cotonou, a rundown locomotive imported from France in the 1960s arduously roars to life, ready to haul 600 tonnes of goods…
Aug 18, 2016
Tullow Oil PLC said on Thursday it had reached first oil at the three fields in Ghana, on time and on budget. The oil and gas exploration and production company…
Aug 15, 2016
British platinum mining giant Lonmin Plc is still failing to deliver adequate housing for its workforce in Marikana, four years on from the killing of 34 mine workers striking for…
Aug 14, 2016
Zimbabwe will only issue mining rights to companies listed on the local stock exchange and will not allow the export of raw minerals without ministerial approval, according to a draft…
Aug 12, 2016
Rwanda and Germany are in final negotiations that will see the former receive $84 million, one-third of which will go toward Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Rwanda This…
Aug 10, 2016
Nigerian cement company, Dangote Cement, plans to start mining coal in Nigeria’s Kogi State by 4Q16 on the back of gas shortages in the country. According to local media reports,…
Aug 09, 2016
South Africa's worst drought in recorded history has left eight of the country's nine provinces in a state of disaster, with thousands of communities and millions of households facing water…
Aug 06, 2016
Tanzania has placed high hopes for its economic future on its natural gas reserves. The development of the natural gas fields and the accompanying modern infrastructure depend much on the…
Aug 04, 2016
BMW on reported record combined quarterly sales of 605,534 units for Mini, BMW and Rolls-Royce cars, making it the world’s most popular premium car maker. “We sold more vehicles in…
Aug 03, 2016
Tanzania plans to complete construction of a crude oil pipeline from Uganda in 2020 at an estimated cost of $3.5 billion, its energy ministry said. Uganda said in April it…
Jul 31, 2016
All is now set for the first crude oil lifting for export from the Aje field, offshore Lagos, Nigeria, by the end of August following the commissioning of a production…

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