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Africa seeks more from mining

For nearly six hours senior mining executives met privately with President Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa to debate the controversial mining code proposed for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Helios pulls out of LSE listing

Helios Towers, an African mobile phone towers operator, has ditched plans to list on the London Stock Exchange after the value of the shares being offered fell below shareholder expectations.…

Don’t let the sun set on democracy in Africa

The role of governments is to manage institutions that promote development, good governance and the rule of law, while making efforts to empower their citizens and increase their role in the governance of the country.…

Conflict mineral rules at risk

The United States federal government is planning to lift its regulations on the import of ‘conflict minerals’, threatening the progress already made on the issue.…

DR Congo plots $700m mining sector investment

Gecamines, the state-owned company of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has drawn up ambitious plans to reinvigorate its role in the country’s mining industry.…