January 1, 1970

Congo orders mining, oil firms to pay tax in USD

The decision is part of an attempt by authorities to increase reserves of foreign currency, weakened by a slump in global mining and oil prices that […]
January 1, 1970

Zim probes Rio Tinto’s Murowa share disposal

Zimbabwe is probing Rio Tinto’s disposal of its stake in two mines in Zimbabwe, charging that disposed shares were held offshore. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Trapped KZN miners presumed dead, rescue called off

The brief search for illegal miners trapped underground in a disused illegal mine in KwaZulu-Natal has been abandoned, squashing any hopes that they might still be […]
January 1, 1970

Glencore sells first bonds since market turmoil

Glencore has sold bonds for the first time since a rout in commodity markets forced it to trim debt and sell assets. Source: News