US Treasury lifts sanctions against Dan Gertler

Israeli businessman Dan Gertler nicknamed the King of the Diamond, practicing in the DRC for almost 20 years, has just been re-authorized to transact...

Mauritania: Open pit gold?

Hearing the Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Mines Abdessalam Ould Mohamed Saleh speak on the matter, one might be tempted to believe that gold...

Guinea: long deadlocked, Simandou mine finds taker

After a long standoff between some investors and the Guinean authorities, the state finally sold blocks 1 and 2 of the Simandou iron to...

Agriculture: 200% increase in SOGB’s net income in the third quarter of 2019

The net result of the Grand Bereby Rubber Company (SOGB) rose sharply by 200% in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the same...

Agreement between Guinea and High Power Exploration on an iron ore deposit

High Power Exploration (HPX) today signed with the Guinean government an agreement to acquire a 95% stake in the Nimba iron ore deposit owned...

Tanzania: Gold exports increased by 23% in one year

Tanzania's gold exports rose 23.3 percent between July 2018 and July 2019 to reach US $ 1.783 billion, according to a monthly economic report...

Dangote cement Cameroon sales fall in the first half of 2019

The subsidiary of the Dangote Cement Group recorded a drop in sales in the first half of 2019 in Cameroon. According to the company's statistics,...

Tunisia: discoveries of oil

Good news for Tunisia. Dutch oil and gas exploration and production group Mazarine Energy and ETAP announce the discovery of an oil well in...

Gold: Ghana outperforms South Africa

According to the World Bank, there is a small revolution in African gold production in 2018. Thus, Ghana has dethroned South Africa, falling to...

Chad: The sugar company on the brink of bankruptcy

The Chadian Sugar Company (CST) threatens to put the key under the mat because of the slump in its production due to fraud, smuggling...

Central African Republic: Strategies to boost diamond production

Central African President Faustin Archange Touadéra has just completed a European tour where he has invited mining companies to invest in diamond production in...

Cameroon: an extension of the Mbalam Iron Operating Agreement

The Cameroonian authorities could extend the operating agreement for the Mbalam mining project located in the east of the country to June 30, 2019,...

Ivory Coast: Barry Callebaut-Saco opens a cocoa grinding unit in Abidjan

Côte d'Ivoire, the world's largest cocoa producer, wants to locally process 50% of its cocoa bean production to increase farmers' income and fight poverty. The...

Côte d’Ivoire destroys 18,000 tonnes of damaged rice

The Ivorian government announces the destruction of 18,000 tons of "substandard" rice. The 18,000 tons of rice from India and Burma that were stored at...
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