Coups tend to have significant effects on a country's resource sector, from instability leading to illegal mining to changes in extraction policies. We attempt to understand how Africa's wave of coups will impact the affected countries' mining industries
- Sep 29th, 2023
Unconventional Sparkle: Lab-Grown Diamonds, Blood Diamonds, and The Quest to Retrieve Africa’s Lustre
We explore the growing industry of lab-grown diamonds and multi-dimensionally compare them to natural diamonds, reviewing if they may one day serve as a viable market alternative.
- Sep 7th, 2023
Artificial intelligence is finding more applications in different industries, and mining is one of them. South Africa, Africa's top mining country, is leading the way in AI and IoT usage in resource extraction on the continent.
- Aug 23rd, 2023
African countries can build and grow their scrap metal industry through reuse and recycling as a means of generating revenue.
- Jul 10th, 2023
Exploring how the development of Africa's phone manufacturing industry could drive mining; reviewing the benefits and dangers.
- Jun 30th, 2023
Discussing the rising preference for mineral resources as backing for foreign infrastructure funding.
- Jun 22nd, 2023