September 11

September 10

  • South Africa: Inquiry Grills Police Chief on Assault Rifles


    National police commissioner Riah Phiyega was questioned on Wednesday about the use of the deadly R5 assault rifles in public order management. Read more »

  • Africa: Growing Chinese Presence a Wake-Up Call for Natural Resource Managers [press release]

    Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The recent surge in Chinese investment in Africa has exposed the need for local policymakers to boost regulation and administrative capacity if they are to manage their forests and... Read more »

  • Guinea: BSGR Files Arbitration Claim Against Guinea [press release]

    PR Newswire

    BSGR, the international diversified mining company, announces that on 8 September 2014 the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington D.C. ("ICSID")... Read more »

  • Kenya: State to Tighten Mining Rules

    The Star

    MINING companies will have to sell at least 20 per cent of their shares to the public if the proposed mining code before parliament is passed, Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said... Read more »

  • Kenya: Shut Down Quarry, Say Eldoret Locals

    The Star

    Residents have asked the Uasin Gishu county government to suspend operations at the Wallucat quarry in Kapseret. Read more »

September 09

  • South Africa: Multi-Million Dollar Diamond Found


    carat white diamond that experts said could be worth up to $15 million. Read more »

  • South Africa: Children Have Drowned - Expert's Shocking Mining Report [analysis]

    The Journalist

    This week the Lonmin PLC mining company gives evidence at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry. Recently we ran a story delving into the real cost of Platinum to our nation. In this... Read more »

  • South Africa: Marikana Commission - Police's Defence Collapsing [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    Late last week, the SAPS expert on policing blew away the police and state's narrative on Marikana, even going as far as to say that the massacre was an executive decision imposed... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Metallon Gold to Indigenise

    The Herald

    ZIMBABWE's largest gold mining group, Metallon Gold is expecting to comply with the country's indigenisation regulations this year after spending sometime liaising with Government... Read more »

  • Liberia: Mines Ministry Takes Ebola Campaign


    The Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy has embarked on an Ebola awareness campaign to sensitize miners and citizens about the killer disease which has reportedly killed over 1,000... Read more »

  • Namibia: Swakop Uranium, Manwu Sign Contract


    SWAKOP Uranium and the Metal and Allied Workers Union of Namibia (Manwu) signed a substantive agreement covering contractors' workers for the remainder of the Husab mine... Read more »

  • Namibia: New Wage Agreement Inked At Swakop Uranium

    New Era

    Uranium mining giant, Swakop Uranium, the Metal and Allied Workers Union (Manwu) and contractors constructing the mine signed a substantive agreement to the benefit of all three... Read more »

September 08

  • South Africa: Marikana Inspection Called Off


    The Farlam Commission of Inquiry's inspection in loco was abruptly called off on Monday, due to security concerns. Read more »

  • Mozambique: Gas Must Not Divide Mozambicans, Warns Nyusi


    The presidential candidate of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party, former defence minister Filipe Nyusi, warned on Saturday that the natural gas discovered in the Rovuma Basin, off... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Mining Firms Call for International Support Against Ebola

    CAJ News

    LEADING international mining firms have called on the international community to step up the fight against Ebola and welcomed President Barack Obama's statement on additional... Read more »

  • Kenya: MCA's Plea for Mui Residents

    The Star

    The rushed Benefit Sharing Agreement on coal mining in the Mui Coal Basin last December was a big mistake and now haunts the project, Kitui minority leader Alex Nganga has said. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'SMM Wrangle Won't Deter Govt'

    The Herald

    The ownership dispute involving Shabani Mashava Mine will not distract Government from reviving and injecting working capital in the asbestos mining firm to rescue it from... Read more »

  • Malawi: Ministry Addresses High Mining Ignorance

    Malawi News Agency

    The Department of Mines in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment, Mines and Energy has embarked on a national wide sensitization on mining, as, one, way of ending... Read more »

September 07

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