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Iron ore tumbles to post-crisis era low | Financial Times

Concerns about a supply glut have pushed the price of iron ore, a key ingredient in steelmaking, to levels last seen during the financial …

China data pulls TSX lower, gold miners slump

By John Tilak<p>TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index slipped on Monday as disappointing economic data from China weighed on sentiment and a …

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Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy

As South Africa's biggest post-apartheid mine strike marks its eighth week on Thursday, it is already denting growth and export earnings, and many of …

Africa’s upstart mining countries taking bites out of big boys | Financial Times

South Africa and Nigeria are global mineral and oil suppliers, respectively, that have built up their specialist industries over decades. So they …

Interactive: China's African spending spree

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Gem Diamond’s $96m Botswana mine on track for H2 production

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Five reasons the platinum price should take off

A combination of factors tells you platinum should trade much higher than it is today:<p>A two-month-old strike at South Africa's PGM mines that shows …

China’s monthly gold imports jump 30%

According to new data from Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department mainland China's net imports of gold totaled 109.2 tonnes in February.<p>That's up …

Barclays, China Development Bank extend strategic tie-up to Africa

HONG KONG, March 26 (Reuters) - British bank Barclays PLC and China Development Bank Corporation (CDB) have signed a new agreement that expands an existing strategic tie-up to Africa, the firms said on Wednesday.<p>The new memorandum of understanding replaces previous agreements between the two that …

Chinese construction of railroads in Nigeria results in captivating love story [TRANSLATION]

[<i>Photograph — Yan Zhiming and his wife Juliet at the Abuja-Kaduna railroad project office. Image by China Radio International</i>]<p>China Radio …

Inside China: Long march to Africa

China is set to establish military bases in key spots of Africa, directly challenging the military presence of the U.S. and the European Union.<p>Last …

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The Alibaba IPO and what it might mean for Western luxury brands | Financial Times

Print this page<p>The prospect of a US-based IPO by Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba has triggered a recent wave of short-term conjecture over the …

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Chris Bryant<p>Herbie’s Had It, But Hippy Buses Haven’t<p>After the diesel emissions scandal, an electric camper van could be just what VW needs.<p>Mark …

African advantage

Chinese workers from the Zhongyuan Petroleum Exploration Bureau of Sinopec and Sudanese workers read cartoon books in an oilfield in South Sudan on …

Terror takes toll on Africa’s nascent economies as tourism targeted

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT<p>On September 21, unidentified gunmen attacked the upmarket Westgate Mall in Nairobi, killing at least 72 people and injuring …

The Southern Times

Little to fear but fear itself

AFRICA has done well out of China’s economic rise. Twenty years ago its exports to China were negligible. Today China is Africa’s biggest trading …

China

China, Zambia, and a Clash in a Coal Mine

Twelve hundred Zambians gathered on a sunny morning in August of 2012 to protest at Collum Coal Mine, which is located in a rural southern province and, at the time, was owned by five Chinese brothers. They were angry about the working conditions in the mine: Collum had been cited several times by …

African Minerals Stock Rockets 50% on China $1bn Iron Ore Deal

The share price of African Minerals Limited (AML), a mid-cap iron ore mining company, has rocketed over 50% after China's Tianjin Materials and …

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Pan African talking to Chinese, others on big greenfields gold projects

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – London- and Johannesburg-listed gold and platinum junior Pan African Resources is talking to the Chinese and others …

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