Tag: Extractive industries

Exploring Southern Africa’s battery mineral potential

Exploring Southern Africa’s battery mineral potential

15 Apr 21  Blog
Almost all of the emerging green economy’s high-demand minerals are found in abundance in Southern Africa. Indeed, the region dominates both current supply and known reserves for...
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01 Feb 21  News
Country focus Short-term low growth is ‘new normal’ (Moneyweb.co.za) As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ripple through 2021 and South Africa faces economic c...
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19 Jan 21  News
Country focus SA must embrace innovation to rebuild economy: President Ramaphosa (SAnews) With the COVID-19 pandemic having battered the South African fiscus in 2020, President C...
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24 Nov 20  News
National South Africa’s refinery woes raise reliance on fuel imports (BusinessTech) South Africa, which buys nearly a third of its fuel requirements from overseas, is undergoin...
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16 Nov 20  News
National Third chapter of SA investment conference gets underway this week (The South African) President Cyril Ramaphosa will host the third South Africa Investment Conference on...
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19 Oct 20  News
National Job creation is key to SA’s economic recovery (SAnews) As the country recovers from the devastation of the Coronavirus pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasis...
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09 Oct 20  News
National One SA’s Economic Recovery Plan revealed: 20 key interventions (The South African) One South Africa Movement (One SA) Chief Activist Mmusi Maimane, on Thursday 8 Octob...
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08 Oct 20  News
National Illicit trade hotline to curb illegal activity (IOL) Illegal trading is one of the biggest threats to economic order and growth in the country, according to the Consumer...
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15 Sep 20  News
National news Master plan starts to encourage poultry sector expansion (Engineering News) South African poultry producers have pledged to invest R1.7-billion towards expansi...
The impact of COVID-19 on African Oil Sector: A special report by AFREC on the implications on African Countries

The impact of COVID-19 on African Oil Sector: A special report by AFREC on the implications on African Countries

01 Jun 20  News
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is bringing unprecedented changes to the world. Its impact and the necessary response of governments will mean that the next one to two years at least w...
Africa’s Production and Trade: Agriculture and minerals

Africa’s Production and Trade: Agriculture and minerals

13 Mar 20  Publications
Africa as a continent has extensive potential, not only to feed itself and alleviate hunger and food insecurity, but also to be an important exporter to global food markets. Agricu...
Mining Indaba 2020: Vague Promises leave South Africa’s Mining Industry Insecure

Mining Indaba 2020: Vague Promises leave South Africa’s Mining Industry Insecure

12 Feb 20  Blog
An article published online by the conference organisers sums up the limitations of events like the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba (‘the mining indaba’) held in Cape Town fr...
South African Mining and the African Continental Free Trade Agreement: South Africa’s exports of Mining Equipment, Technology and Services

South African Mining and the African Continental Free Trade Agreement: South Africa’s exports of Mining Equipment, Technology and Services

18 Jan 20  Publications
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) was signed by 44 AU member states in 2018 and came into force in May 2019 after being ratified by 22 member states – the req...
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12 Nov 19  News
Trade and development events to diarise: Africa Forum on Mining (13 November, Accra). The forum will launch a regional platform, where African countries, regional organizatio...
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11 Nov 19  News
2019 Visa Openness Index Report (AfDB, AU) For the first time, African travellers have liberal access to over half the continent, the 2019 Africa Visa Openness Index pub...
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11 Oct 19  News
Commonwealth trade ministerial: Reform WTO and resist protectionism Following a meeting in London, ministers from the 53 Commonwealth member countries declared their collective su...
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01 Aug 19  News
Today’s featured tweets, by Lily Sommer, are on the @ATPC2 and @afreximbank coordination meeting on informal cross border trade: A single harmonised continental framework for co...
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25 Jul 19  News
The future of work in Africa: Harnessing the potential of digital technologies for all (World Bank) This companion report to the World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature...
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17 Jul 19  News
Diarise: 4th Africa Fintech Summit (21 November, Addis Ababa) Digging beneath the surface: an exploration of the net benefits of mining in Southern Africa (World Bank) Many ex-mi...
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19 Jun 19  News
Starting today, in Harare: Zimbabwe’s National Consultative Forum on the AfCFTA AfCFTA negotiations: an important update from @TradeOfficeNG. In Abuja today (19 June) ECOWAS-15 ...