The Impact of COVID-19 on Sub-Saharan Oil Producers

The Impact of COVID-19 on Sub-Saharan Oil Producers The Impact of COVID-19 on Sub-Saharan Oil Producers: Spotlight on Angola It’s been 4 months since the outbreak of COVID-19 triggered factories and industries to close across China – and Sub-Saharan oil…

Deal-makers and investment banks are searching for optimism

Deal-makers and investment banks are searching for optimism Deal-makers and investment banks are searching for optimism. The state of Mergers & Acquisitions in a pandemic-hit African market. During last November’s Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, leading financial voices were…

Equatorial Guinea offers welcome fiscal relief

Equatorial Guinea offers welcome fiscal relief Equatorial Guinea offers welcome fiscal relief: During economic uncertainty, oil and gas service companies welcome government measures. In what will surely be welcome relief during the current uncertain economic period for the African oil…

Diamonds: Growing consumer awareness and economic volatility, where is the industry heading?

Diamonds: Growing consumer awareness and economic volatility, where is the industry heading? By Our Correspondence The phrase “blood diamonds”, which has now entered common parlance, originated on the African continent well over a decade ago. It refers to unlawful and…

Centerra reports better-than-expected production from its two flagship mines

Centerra reports better-than-expected production from its two flagship mines TSX-listed Centerra Gold reported a strong operating performance from its two mines in 2019, exceeding the company’s consolidated gold production and cost guidance. The Kumtor and Mt Milligan mines, in Kyrgyzstan…

A focus on transformational shifts in the energy supply

A focus on transformational shifts in the energy supply The global COVID-19 outbreak is not just a health catastrophe but increasingly is evolving into an economic crisis of global proportions. What does this mean for Africa’s energy story? On one…

During economic uncertainty, oil and gas service companies welcome government measures

During economic uncertainty, oil and gas service companies welcome government measures In what will surely be welcome relief during the current uncertain economic period for the African oil and gas industry, it has been announced that Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of…

Mining in Zimbabwe with the Future in Mind

Mining in Zimbabwe with the Future in Mind. Part of the Mining Matters series from Africa Legal Environmental problems are rife in large-scale and artisanal small-scale mining areas in Zimbabwe writes Tafadzwa Masukume, an associate with Manokore Attorneys in Harare.…

6 reasons why COVID-19 response planning should prioritise ASM communities

6 reasons why COVID-19 response planning should prioritise ASM communities. By Adam Rolfe, Estelle Levin-Nally and Holger Grundel. As the world’s priorities are reshaped by the COVID-19 crisis, Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) communities should not be overlooked. The underlying…