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The 26th annual Investing in African Mining Indaba got underway today in the Cape Town sunshine, with the 2020 event focusing on the theme of optimising growth and investment in the digitised mining economy. Mantashe opens 2020 Mining Indaba South Africa’s Mineral Resources and Energy minister Gwede...

A new report by global consultancy Verisk Maplecroft has found that resource nationalism is set to increase across African mining jurisdictions in the near future. Verisk’s latest Resource Nationalism Index (RNI) had four African states in the top 10 highest risk countries, with Tanzania ranked second, eSwatini (formerly...

Glencore’s mining subsidiaries in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been served freezing orders for alleged unpaid royalties amounting to nearly US$3 billion. The freezing order was served in the DRC by Ventora Development Sasu, a company affiliated with Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler. The firm is seeking...

Glencore has confirmed that the Democratic Republic of Congo’s state-owned mining company has begun legal proceedings to dissolve one of its subsidiaries because of a capital shortfall. In a company statement, the Anglo-Swiss commodities giant said it has ‘several options’ to address this shortfall at Kamoto...