Senegal: Sabodala Gold Operations announces a turnover of 170 billion FCFA in 2017

Sabodala Gold Operations, the Canadian mining company based in Eastern Senegal, has achieved gold production of 233,067 ounces for a turnover of 170 billion...

Côte d’Ivoire has already sold 1.7 million tonnes of cocoa in advance

Ivory Coast has already sold, since mid-August, 1.7 million tonnes of cocoa on its next crop of cocoa to start in early October next...

Cocoa: Ivory Coast will raise the purchase price to peasants

Côte d'Ivoire is expected to raise the minimum cocoa purchase price for the new campaign that opens early next week. Sources close to the...

Maersk Drilling Wins $ 24 Million Exploration Contract in Gabon

PC Gabon Upstream SA (PCGUSA), a subsidiary of Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), has awarded Danish operator Maersk Drilling an ultra-deep water exploration contract in...

Guinée: hydrocarbon prices start to rise again

After the heated debate on the advisability of applying the principle of flexibility in the price of fuel, the Guinean government formalized this Tuesday,...

Senegal: strong rise in gold exports

The figures are from the National Agency for Statistics and Demography (ANSD). According to this official body, Senegal's exports of non-monetary gold reached $...

DRC: AVZ Minerals to sell Manono tin to Noble Group Holdings

DR Congo-based mining company AVZ Minerals to sell Manono tin (Tanganyika province) to commodity giant Noble Group Holdings based in Hong Kong as part...

Seeders and nurserymen claim several billion from the State of Cameroon

By Guy Gweth * If, in an agricultural country like Cameroon, the efforts of the public authorities in favor of seed companies and nurserymen do...

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...

DR Congo: Government Triples Royalties on “Strategic Minerals”

The Democratic Republic of Congo has decided to triple the royalties on "strategic" minerals exploited on its territory. The royalty rate of 3.5% is raised...

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...

Guinea: effective recovery of Simandou by Chinalco still trailed

The same causes which maintained the status quo on the Simandou iron ore for years and have been the pretext for Rio Tinto to...

Cocoa: the first producer meets the world’s leading grinder

The Director General of the Ivory Coast Coffee-Cocoa Council, KONE Brahima Yves, received in audience a Dutch delegation of 35 businessmen led by the...

Ivory Coast: Cargill, Willmar and Touton takeover of SAF Cacao

The Cargill, Wilmar and Touton groups have put forward offers for the takeover of the assets of SAF Cacao, the Ivorian cocoa giant, in...
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