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AFRICANGLOBE - Botswana’s economy lifted 1.1 percent quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter of 2012, it was announced on Thursday. According to the Central Statistics Office showed that this is after rising by a revised 0.3 percent in the second quarter.

South African President Jacob Zuma easily won re-election yesterday to be the leader of the African National Congress at the ANC’s five-day conference in Mangaung.

Israel's mining magnates have invested huge sums in African projects, and officials say that construction, pharmaceutical and agriculture companies will not be far behind.The...

The South African economy has recently taken a major blow due to a much-reported epidemic of labour disputes in the mining industry. Approximately 50,000...

Mine security guards shot and killed two striking coal miners in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday, amid continuing tensions and clashes in South Africa’s mining sector.The...

Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. is considering entering into an iron-ore plant acquisition deal of up to $2 billion in West Africa, in order...

Angola's subsoil offers a wide variety of minerals, such as precious metals (gold and platinoid), basic (iron, copper, chromium, nickel), industrial (phosphates, limestone and...

The rise in commodities prices over the past decade (referred to by some economists as the 'commodities super-cycle') has led to a renewed debate...

The murder of 34 miners by the South African police, most of them shot in the back, puts paid to the illusion of post-apartheid...

The National Union of Mineworkers has a rich history, from ending the job reservation system to producing South African leaders. But it's been dealt...

A strike that began in the platinum and gold mines of South Africa has spread across the economy to other South African industries, such...

South Africa’s economy continues to be tormented, as strikes spread to other sectors – Kumba Iron Ore and Toyota being the latest victims of...

In a case with remarkable parallels to the mining massacre that killed 34 in South Africa in August, the South American nation of Guyana...

South Africa’s 20 richest people have increased their cumulative wealth by 8 percent over the past year, the Sunday Times’ annual Rich List has...

The August 16 massacre of 34 striking miners at the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana and the spreading confrontation between miners and the Jacob...

Striking platinum miners at Lonmin's Marikana mine accepted a pay offer on Tuesday, ending six weeks of violent unrest that claimed 45 lives and...

In a show of force, South African police blocked former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema from an event where striking miners were to...