Forty-three illegal miners died after a landslide at Glencore’s Kamoto concession outside Kolwezi in Lualaba Province on 27 June. The disaster ... highlights the security and reputational risks of mining copper and cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The South African economy may have experienced its worst GDP contraction in a decade in the first quarter of 2019, but the country is not running ... on empty, says Trudi Makhaya, who has just completed her first year as President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic adviser.
The internet giant Google announced the construction of an underwater cable – named “Equiano” – stretching from Lisbon, Portugal, to ... Cape Town, South Africa. The first phase of the project is scheduled for completion in 2021.