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NAMIBIA: Environmental clearance for Kombat

Trigon Metals has received the environmental approvals required to commence exploration on the area targeted for open pit mining at the Kombat Copper Project in northern Namibia. Read more about 'NAMIBIA: Environmental clearance for Kombat'...

CONGO: Potential for further Kola potash

Two extra holes at Kore Potash’s Sintoukola Kola project in the Republic of Congo have hit additional potash mineralisation. Read more about 'CONGO: Potential for further Kola potash'...

Angola to intensify mining activity – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Angola has drawn up a strategy to encourage mining in order to diversify its economic base and ramp-up foreign earnings. Read more about 'Angola to intensify mining activity – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

BURUNDI: On track for first Gakara production

Rainbow Rare Earths is on track for first production and sales of rare earth concentrate during Q4 from the Gakara project in Burundi. Read more about 'BURUNDI: On track for first Gakara production'...

SUDAN: Resource estimate on way for Block 14

Orca Gold remains on schedule to deliver a new resource estimate at the Block 14 Gold Project in Sudan by the end of the year. Read more about 'SUDAN: Resource estimate on way for Block 14'...

TANZANIA: Walkabout applies for Lindi Jumbo licence

Walkabout Resources has submitted a mining licence application to Tanzania's Ministry of Energy and Minerals for its Lindi Jumbo Graphite Project. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Walkabout applies for Lindi Jumbo licence'...

MOZAMBIQUE: Fura Gems to buy ruby assets

Fura Gems has entered into an agreement to acquire Cobadale Ltd, which has majority interests in four ruby licences in Mozambique. Read more about 'MOZAMBIQUE: Fura Gems to buy ruby assets '...

Investment in SA junior sector faltering – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Investment in South Africa’s junior mining sector is faltering due to regulatory uncertainty, lack of coordinated policy development among government departments and a poor and inefficient administration. Read more about 'Investment in SA junior sector faltering – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

ZAMBIA: Galileo to acquire Star Zinc

Galileo Resources will exercise its option to acquire the Star Zinc project in Zambia through a joint venture with BMR Group. Read more about 'ZAMBIA: Galileo to acquire Star Zinc'...

BURKINA FASO: Sanbrado drilling to boost resources

West African Resources has received further high-grade drilling results from its Sanbrado Gold Project in Burkina Faso. Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Sanbrado drilling to boost resources'...