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Officials in the self-declared republic of Somaliland, northwestern Somalia, are appealing for food aid and potable water for thousands of families who have lost...

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Pretoria - Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says the South African mining industry is open for business. This is the message that the mining industry...

World Bank forecasts African economic growth

Some companies may struggle to adapt to a more accountable system when their operations face increased scrutiny from shareholders and tax authorities. Polarisation between the...

South Africa: Online mining system to fight corruption

Cape Town - Government has launched a groundbreaking online system to counter corruption and ensure transparency during the application and granting of mining rights,...

AfDB Cites African Countries’ Integrated Climate Resilience Solutions in the Water Sector in CIF...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) has laid out solutions some African countries are about to apply, with help from the AfDB and the...

Africa may struggle to extract groundwater, experts say

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 15 May 2012. New technologies required to extract ground water as many of the aquifiers found are deep...

Future energy potential in North-Africa and Middle East

10th Maghreb, Mediterranean, MidEast Upstream Conference 2013 in Paris With oil prices and production still going up, North Africa and the Greater Middle East remain...

Sierra Leone: African Minerals awards 2,000 scholarships

African Minerals Ltd. (SL) on 11th Aug assembled parliamentarians from twenty constituencies to announce the award of scholarships to some 1,912 primary and secondary...

Launch of the Public Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade

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Interview with Nobel prize winner Elinor Ostrom on climate change

The governance of natural resources like land, the oceans, rivers and the atmosphere, can affect the impact of some of the world’s biggest crises...

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