Africa Outlook takes a look at the opening up of South Africa’s Kalahari manganese fields and Kudumane Manganese Resources’ R1.5 billion manganese mine.
Southern Africa-focused gem producer Lucara Diamond Corporation has enjoyed a spectacularly good start to the year, its first special tender of large and exceptional diamonds sold for revenues totalling $24 million.
South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe, the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, has pledged to donate half of his fortune.
Swakop Uranium has started developing the $2.5 billion Husab mine near Swakopmund, the third-largest known primary uranium deposit on the planet.
The sheer size and potential of Base Titanium Resources’ Kwale Mineral Sands Project in Kenya is impressive and it is tipped to be a “globally significant” producer, with a front-ended production profile over a 13-year mine life.