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...

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...

Mali: towards the restart of production at the Morila gold mine

In Mali, the transitional government is preparing to relaunch gold production at the Morila gold mine. The information was given during a field visit...

Guinea: Alpha Condé wins pyrrhic victory over Simandou

Five years of legal proceedings later, Guinea changes strategy and chooses negotiation. Following an amicable settlement reached on February 25, 2019 with BSR Resources...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Towards setting up a fund to revive the coffee sector in Africa

The Inter-African Coffee Organization (IACO) has recently announced the establishment of a fund dedicated to the revival of coffee production on the continent. Called...

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...

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...

Large-scale census of operators of the gold sector in Gabon

The Ministry of Equipment, Infrastructure and Mines launched Thursday a census operation operators in the gold sector throughout the country, recalling that "since September...

Guinea: Cementists do not want to pass on fuel price hike

The Guinean Cement Association has made it known via Adel Fakhreddine, the president of Guinea cement, who is also CEO of Guinea Industries Ciments...

For $ 1.14 billion, China Molybdenum strengthens its mining interests in the DRC

Chinese company China Molybdenum has entered into a share transfer agreement with Sino-US BHR to buy back its capital in the Tenke copper mine....
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