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Most African countries to be middle income by 2025, but poverty rates a worry

By: Terence Creamer     4th October 2012 As many as 38 of sub-Saharan Africa's 48 countries could be regarded as ‘middle income’ by 2025, but World Bank chief economist for Africa... 

Financial services sector a key enabler in African investment

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     27th September 2012 The financial services sector in Africa is playing a critical supportive role in the continent’s development as a result of increased consumer... 

Zimbabwe's president calls for steps to avoid marginalisation of UN

27th September 2012 While re-affirming his country’s commitment to multilateralism and the role of the United Nations in dealing with international peace and security... 

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Aquila curbs West Pilbara spend, Hanlong's Sundance bid approved and Atlas, Brockman and QR study rail options in the Iron-Ore Roundup

By: Research Author      26th September 2012 As part of its ongoing commitment to delivering timely and useful information on mining, Creamer Media has launched a new monthly report – the... 

Read about Boikarabelo's capital costs, Moz buying a coal stake and Azumah's Ghana study in the Africa Mining Roundup

By: Sheila Barradas     12th September 2012 This month's electronic report includes details of Resource Generation’s $120-million saving at its Boikarabelo project, in Limpopo; the Mozambique... 

30% Discount on subscriptions to Engineering News and Mining Weekly

3rd September 2012 Subscribe to the weekly editions of Engineering News and Mining Weekly and receive a 30% discount. This special offer applies to the following... 

McKinsey’s new Africa report sees big jobs-acceleration potential

By: Terence Creamer     31st August 2012 The research arm of international consulting group McKinsey & Company believes that Africa has the potential to create 72-million wage-paying jobs... 

Wescoal wins Intibane right, Botswana woes investors and ResGen inks rail contract in the latest Coal Roundup

By: Sheila Barradas     28th August 2012 This month's electronic roundup includes details of JSE-listed Wescoal’s mining right over the Intibane Colliery near Witbank, in Mpumalanga;... 

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