africa news

Zambia's government is facing increasing pressure to reduce the royalty increase introduced this year.

With the Ebola crisis showing no signs of slowing down in Sierra Leone a conference in London will look at the consequences for companies operating in Africa

The 9th International Conference on Mine Closure is taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg from October 1-3 2014

Paramount Group, Africa's largest privately-owned defence and aerospace company, conducted the first public flight of its Advanced High-Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft (AHRLAC)

Rolls-Royce reports record sales growth in first half year figures.

Union leaders have signed a pay deal with Lonmin, Impala Platinum and Anglo American Platinum

Alexander Comley has signed a partnership agreement with Hydra Offshore, an indigenous oilfield services company, in developing products for Ghana’s oil sector

The creation of an Infrastructure Codesa, similar to the Convention for a Democratic South Africa (Codesa), will keep the infrastructure development momentum going for next 20 years

Rio Tinto, Chinalco and the International Finance Corporation have signed a deal to develop Guinea's iron ore deposits

The new railway, which will eventually link the port of Mombasa with Uganda, is a critical infrastructure project to boost regional trade and deepen integration in East Africa

The first of an array of 64 radio telescope antennae was inaugurated on March 27th in South Africa's Northern Cape

The sale of two +160 carat rough diamonds has netted Gem Diamonds $13.5 million

The winners of the 2014 Project of the Year Awards were announced at  the 7th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum in New York City 

President Barack Obama will host the first US-Africa Leaders’ summit in Washington on August 5 and 6 2014