Conakry, the capital of Guinea is selected to host the headquarters of Africa Union’s specialized agency on minerals development, Africa Mining Development Center (AMDC).
The Ministry of Mines and Energy said it has attracted over 3 billion birr ($106.4 million) investment in the mining sector of the country over the past one year period … Read More
A company named, Al Hilal Gold Mining, is set to inaugurate Ethiopia’s first modern gold detector device assembly in the capital Addis Ababa.
The government of Ethiopia says it has found 18 gold, gemstone and industrial mineral-rich areas across the country during the current fiscal year started July 8,2018.
Arerti Ceramics Manufacturing, a Chinese company incorporated in Ethiopia, has signed agreement with the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum to start mining bentonine mineral in Amhara region of Ethiopia.
The UN Economic Commission for Africa handed over the African Minerals Development Center (AMDC) to the African Union Commission (AUC) following its inception in 2012.
Partly impacted by the revocation of MIDROC Gold license of Etho-Saudi billionaire Al Amoudi, Ethiopia has missed 95% of its mining export target for the first six months of the current … Read More
Amnesty International applauds a court ruling against mining company in South Africa, saying it is ‘a victory for marginalized communities across the country’.
By Mukasiri Sibanda – Employees of large scale mining (LSM) companies have the technical skills and experience to carry out safe, responsible and efficient mining activities. Some of the critical … Read More
Ethiopia’s Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas has suspended gold mining license of MIDROC Ethiopia’s Legadembi Gold Mine in Gugi Zone Oromia Regional State.
Following the protests of Zimbabweans against the impacts of diamond mining activities on their community on Monday, the Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition urged the Zimbabwe Government to investigate allegations … Read More
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and OpenOil, a Berlin-based financial analysis firm, have jointly produced a report on how African governments use financial models to manage oil & gas and … Read More
A pioneering initiative to set up an African Mineral Resource Classification (AMREC) system based on the United Nations Frameworks Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources (UNFC) is … Read More
Adopting and domesticating the African Mining Vision (AMV) is said will contribute to laying the institutional groundwork and cementing strong accountability mechanisms that are vital for Nigeria’s plans to expand … Read More