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DRC: First Cobalt opts out of alliance

First Cobalt Corp has elected not to complete a strategic alliance over seven cobalt exploration properties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Read more about 'DRC: First Cobalt opts out of alliance'...

South African mining in crisis – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The mining industry in South Africa is in crisis owing to a combination of factors and there are no signs that it can recover in the short to medium term. Read more about 'South African mining in crisis – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

COTE D’IVOIRE: Ity CIL construction approved

Following robust results obtained from an optimisation study, Endeavour Mining's Board of Directors has approved the construction decision for the Ity CIL Project at its mine in Cote d'Ivoire. Read more about 'COTE D’IVOIRE: Ity CIL construction approved'...

SIERRA LEONE: High-grade gold at Ferensola

Sula Iron & Gold has received high-grade results from the Phase 3 drill program at Ferensola Gold Project in Sierra Leone. Read more about 'SIERRA LEONE: High-grade gold at Ferensola'...

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'...