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R1.4bn DBSA loan for Zimbabwe road upgrades, tolling 

By: Natasha Odendaal     27th November 2012 The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has granted a R1.4-billion loan to a joint venture (JV) focusing on road rehabilitation and tolling... 

Creamer Media publishes Diamonds: A review of Southern Africa's diamond sector (PDF Report)

21st November 2012 This report discusses the world diamond market, with a particular emphasis on diamond-mining activities taking place in Southern Africa over the... 

Great opportunities and challenges for African airlines

By: Keith Campbell     19th November 2012 Aviation is a key enabler for the development of international trade and tourism for and within Africa, highlighted South African Public... 

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Mali war against Islamists unlikely before mid 2013

By: Reuters     16th November 2012 Any foreign-backed offensive to retake control of northern Mali from al Qaeda-linked Islamists will take at least six months to prepare, plans seen... 

Coal miners report higher output and Chinese group bids for Aussie explorer in the latest Coal Roundup

15th November 2012 This month's electronic roundup includes details of international metal-mining company Inmet and TSX-listed Franco-Nevada’s terms of agreement for... 

Private equity poised for push into Africa

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     14th November 2012 Private equity houses are swapping low-growth buyout deals in Europe and North America for a slice of booming consumer demand in Africa. They are... 

West African bloc to commit 3 300 troops in Mali battle plan

By: Reuters     12th November 2012 West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS agreed on Sunday to commit 3 300 troops to help recapture northern Mali, part of battle plans that will be sent... 

Read about Ivanplats' IPO and Canada dropping its opposition to listing asbestos as hazardous in the Canadian Mining Roundup

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th November 2012 This month’s roundup includes details of consulting engineering firm Golder & Associates’ contract to conduct an environmental- and social-impact... 

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