According to a new report from PwC, South African mining companies had a tough economic ride last year, despite the global mining industry in general having improved well over the past year. Unfortunately the mix of precious metals in South Africa's mining "market basket" was a major drag on the industry's performance for the year.
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To help address the current Ebola outbreak in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, France-based Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) just opened a treatment center in Mangina. This is near where the epicenter of the outbreak is believed to be.
Hapag-Lloyd, a major shipping company based in Hamburg, Germany, announced an expanded focus on the growing market in East Africa with a number of new routes now available for marine-based shippers.
The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo signed a Grant Agreement for ¥1.062 billion yen from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for a Project for the Improvement of Road Maintenance Equipment in Kinshasa City.
TerraPay, a mobile payments platform headquartered in the Netherlands, and GIMAC, the regional electronic money transfer platform of Central Africa, have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will allow instant cross-border money transfer to bank accounts and mobile wallets in Africa's CEMAC region.
The African pagne, a colorful garment styled and worn by men and women, is a way of life and offers unique cultural value. This is part of the reason behind holding the first ever African Pagne trade fair in Congo, from June 29-30.
On June 22, the Democratic Republic of the Congo was formally welcomed as the newest member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
For those interested in bidding on the Congo-Brazzaville License Round Phase 2 2018/19, the Ministry of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of the Congo just announced that will have a major promotion at Africa Oil Week this year.
French mass media conglomerate Vivendi and Paris-based telecom Orange are partnering to open new movie theaters across western and central Africa. The goal is to help reestablish the experience of movie-watching under the best technical conditions and in comfort, after three decades in which cinemas have all but disappeared in some area.
Black market logging in the Democratic Republic of Congo is destroying what is the world's second largest rainforest at an increasingly rapid rate. Only major governmental intervention will likely stop it.
20 humanitarian organizations have joined forces to call attention to the growing humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo for millions of people facing hunger, death and disease, due to a lack of aid funding.
After an intense week of exchange on the subject of wildlife and biodiversity protection, the regional conference in Kinshasha, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has agreed on and released the Declaration of Kinshasha that addresses poaching and carbon footprint as major concerns of the sector.
Technoserve, a non-profit dedicated to leveraging the power of the private sector to help lift people out of poverty, just announced it is launching four new initiatives to boost the livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Peru, and Honduras.
Funders looking to invest in financial inclusion are now making Sub-Saharan Africa a top priority. The region now accounts for 30 percent of all active projects.
Dubai-based DP World recently won the contract for a 30-year concession for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The UN Security Council just reauthorized the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) to maintain current levels of support for another 12 months. The decision was unanimous.
DP World, a multiple related businesses operator based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
The servicing arm of the Lebanese Credit Insurer (LCI), LCI Services, has expanded its Debt Collection Services to cover 11 new African markets to support clients in their regional growth and protect their trade receivables.
On 9 May 2018, the “World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean” will be opening at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. to reveal the diverse interchanges that break down barriers between Africa and Asia.
The United Nations World Food Programme announced the broadening of its operations to prevent famine in war-ravaged Kasai in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
flydubai has announced its new flight operations to Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from 15 April to provide links from the United Arab Emirates and the region to a new gateway in Central Africa.
Orange, a French telecommunications company, and CNED (National Distance Learning Centre) have announced a partnership to distribute educational content on smartphones across Africa.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
A new high speed fiber optic interconnection between the Central African Republic, Cameroon and Congo is getting closer to construction.