Barrick and Randgold Merge to Become World’s Number One Gold

South African Randgold finally merged with Canada's Barrick Gold. The transaction, which represents $ 18.3 billion, excluding debt, gives birth to the world's number...

Gabon: Manganese production up 27.2%

By Antoine Lawson, Libreville. The Directorate General of the Economy and Tax Policy (DGEPF) revealed that Gabon had produced 1.109 million tons of manganese in...

Guinea: US sanctions against Russia could have collateral repercussions

The consequences of Donald Trump's decision on Friday, April 6, 2018, to punish 24 people close to Russian President Vladimir Putin, including Russal's CEO,...

Ivory Coast: Cashew farmers stand firm and worry for the 2018 campaign

Can they alone constitute 60% of the value chain of the cashew sector and, at the same time, suffer from lack of representativeness for...

Cocoa: Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana decide on a common strategy

After having decided to deploy joint storage capacities with the support of the AfDB, Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana are deepening their ambition to build...

Mauritania and Senegal sign (finally) an agreement on gas

At the end of Senegalese President Macky Sall's two-day visit to Mauritania, the two countries signed an agreement on the exploitation of the largest...

Morocco: Office Chérifien des Phosphates launches new industrial zone

The OCP Group (formerly the Sherifian Office of Phosphates) will launch an industrial zone of 16 hectares in Bir Mezoui. Amount of initial investment:...