Apr 4 – Lonmin, the world’s third-largest platinum producer and a company that has been in headlines throughout the summer of 2012 for the deadly protests at its Marikana mines, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Ben Magara as its new chief executive officer and …

Apr 1 — Anglo American, one of the largest mining companies in the world, announced on Thursday it will not be acquiring the the Revuboè metallurgical coal project in Mozambique.Originally announced in July of last year, the company said in a recent news statement that …

Apr 1 – China’s recently appointed President Xi Jinping ended his six-day tour of Africa in the Republic of Congo, on Friday.Xi has been traveling across the continent outlining his African policy “as a partnership among equals” sending a clear message to African leaders that …

Mar 25 – South Africa will be hosting the fifth annual BRICS summit in Durban this week, marking it as the first BRICS summit to be held in the African continent.”Africa has been excluded in all processes in the centuries that have come and passed. …

Mar 25 – The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with the COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) Regional Investment Agency announced on Saturday that Dubai will host the Africa Global Business Forum 2013 in May.Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed …

Mar 21 – Indian multinational conglomerate Tata Group announced on Monday plans to grow its business in the African continent by 30 per cent annually. It also anticipated expanding into seven new countries over the next four years.As part of its growth strategy in Africa, …

Mar 21 – South Sudan’s information minister announced today that the nation will be moving ahead with studies into new oil pipelines into Kenya and Djibouti with the help of Germany’s ILF Consulting Engineers.This is first dependent, of course, on the peaceful restoration of South …

Mar 19 – InfraCo Africa and its principal project developer eleQtra Limited announced today that two of InfraCo’s projects have been recognised amongst Africa’s top public private partnerships.According to the announcement, this distinction was recognised by Infrastructure Journal (IJ) and the IFC in their joint …

Mar 18 – Gabon’s oil workers union (ONEP) agreed to suspend its week-long strike on Sunday after the government agreed to improve working conditions and expel approximately 3,000 undocumented foreign workers.The main issue, according to Gabon’s oil workers, is that expatriate workers are paid a …

Mar 18 – Malawi’s economic planning minister announced his resignation on Friday.Goodall Gondwe’s notice came five days after being arrested under the charge of treason in connection with a suspected coup plot last year against President Joyce Banda. Gondwe was charged along with 10 other …