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African Mining

November - December 2018

Published on in “Business”, language — English. 52 pages.
In a mere 13-odd years, Africa went from “Hopeless Africa” (The Economist, May 2000) to “Africa Rising” (The Economist, December 2011) and back to “Aspiring Africa” (The Economist, March 2013). When Africa first made it onto the front cover of The Economistback in 2000, it was a momentous occasion. That the continent was ‘rising’ 11 years later might have been earth-shattering for some, but for many doing business on the continent, it simply served as confirmation of a significantly improved b More
Running with the bulls The mining industry is slowly shaking off the super-boom hangover. Although still in a slumber, the worst headache seems to be over. Despite a number of highs and lows, 2016 has been a good year for commodities. In fact, by mid-2016 a number of prices — with gold leading the charge — were on the brink of entering a bull run (a 20% increase from previous lows). Since then the gold price has remained stable, and although some raw materials have lost its lustre More

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