Mali – Cora Gold Ready For « Exciting » Next Steps At Mali’s Sanankoro

2019/09/05 – Shares in AIM miner Cora Gold Ltd rose Wednesday as the company targeted a maiden resource estimate in Mali by the end of the year.

In October, Cora announced an exploration target of between 1 to 2 million ounces of gold at the Sanankoro project, and it is now planning a 6,000 metre drilling campaign. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Cora Gold Ready For « Exciting » Next Steps At Mali’s Sanankoro »

Niger – Charbon : Malbaza Cement Company obtient 3 permis de recherche

2019/11/03 – Le gouvernement  a accordé à  la Société Malbaza Cement Company trois permis de recherches pour le charbon.
La convention porte sur  le permis de recherches  »AFARAG », pour charbon et substances connexes, Région d’Agadez, Département de Tchirozérine; le permis de recherches  »ELMEKI 3 » pour charbon et substances connexes, Région d’Agadez, Département de Tchirozérine;  et le permis de recherches  »Koutoutou » pour charbon et substances connexes, Région de Tahoua, Département de Tahoua. Continuer à lire … « Niger – Charbon : Malbaza Cement Company obtient 3 permis de recherche »

Mali / Lithium – Birimian receives environmental permit for lithium project, bringing it closer to development

2019/03/08 – Birimian Ltd has received the signed Environmental permit from Mali’s Minister for the Environment for its Goulamina Lithium Project.

The company said it was now looking forward to advancing Goulamina to achieve the milestones required for the next stages of development. Continuer à lire … « Mali / Lithium – Birimian receives environmental permit for lithium project, bringing it closer to development »

Mali – Oklo Resources confirms extensions to Seko prospect at Mali gold project

2019/03/08 – Oklo Resources Ltd has confirmed extensions to the Seko gold prospect in recent diamond drilling (DD) at its Dandoko Gold Project in west Mali.

To date, extensive gold anomalies have been outlined by auger drilling at the project with a 12-kilometre gold corridor discovered 24 months ago. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Oklo Resources confirms extensions to Seko prospect at Mali gold project »

How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa

2019/06/02. Much has been made about China’s role and profile in Africa and the factors underlying its activities on the continent. Less debated is the spread and depth of Russia’s contemporary presence and profile in Africa.

There was a strong Russian influence in Africa during the heyday of the Soviet Union. The post-independence governments of Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda and Benin at some point all received diplomatic or military support from the Soviet Union. Continuer à lire … « How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa »

Mali – Kodal granted exploration rights near its Mali lithium project

2019/31/01 – Aim-listed Kodal Minerals has gained exclusive rights to explore – and an option to acquire – two new concessions totalling 200 km2 within 25 km of the company’s Bougouni lithium project, in Mali.

The new licence areas are adjacent to the Goulamina lithium project, owned by ASX-listed Birimian, where a mineral resource of 103-million tonnes, grading 1.34%lithium oxide, has been defined. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Kodal granted exploration rights near its Mali lithium project »

Geologist who was killed in Burkina Faso died while working job ‘he loved’:son

2019/30(01 – Family members of a Canadian mining executive who was kidnapped and killed by gunmen in western Africa said at his funeral Wednesday that his murder was senseless, but they also recognize he died while pursuing the work he was passionate about.Officials in the Burkina Faso government have said the body of Kirk Woodman of Halifax was found with bullet wounds on Jan. 16 in Oudalan province, in the northern Sahel region. Continuer à lire … « Geologist who was killed in Burkina Faso died while working job ‘he loved’:son »