Norway offers 84 exploration blocks in 2021 licensing round

Norway launched a consultation on Thursday on a 2021 licensing round in mature areas in which it offered 84 new

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Santacruz Silver to pay $20m for Zimapan mine in Mexico

Canada’s Santacruz Silver Mining (TSXV: SCZ) is one step closer to becoming the owner of the Zimapan silver mine in Mexico, as

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Mexican mining chamber warns uncertainty to bring investment cuts

Mexico’s large mining sector will likely see some recovery this year after 2020’s pandemic-induced slump, but a key industry leader said he

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Angola’s ANPG moves to make 2020 bid round more transparent

Angola’s National Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG) now allows those interested in partaking in the ongoing 2020 licensing

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AfDB, Japan support Mauritius with $289 million loan facility

The Japanese government through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), together with the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), have provided

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Kenya: Banks cut deposit rates to eight-year low

Interest on fixed deposits dropped to an eight-year low on bankers’ reduced appetite for savings following a slowdown in demand

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Scangroup market value falls $3.3 million on CEO suspension

WPP Scangroup’s shareholders have lost Sh363 ($3.3 million) million in paper wealth since Friday’s announcement of the suspension of its

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New US financial crimes rules intensify risks for non-US banks

Significant revisions to US anti money-laundering (AML) rules intensify financial crime risks for non-US banks by increasing the scope of

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U.S Africa Commander Visits Ghana

Army General, Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, has paid a working visit to Ghana, as part of efforts to

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Barclays lifts 2021 oil price outlook on tighter U.S. supply view

Barclays raised its 2021 oil price forecast on Thursday, citing weaker than expected supply response from U.S. producers to higher

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Infrastructure private funding needs to rise in the Middle East

Infrastructure projects’ needs for private funding will increase in some Middle Eastern countries, Fitch Ratings says. This is due to

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