Senegal

African energy and fossil fuel projects

African energy and fossil fuel projects

A little more than a year ago, in November 2019, the European Investment Bank (EIB) declared its intention to phase out funding for fossil fuels. By NJ Ayuk Specifically, it said that it would no longer grant loans for projects involving crude oil,...

Barrick supports COVID-19 fight in Africa

Barrick Gold has pledged its support against the fight of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across five African countries. The mining giant is donating over $6 million to Zambia, Tanzania, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire and Mali. To help Zambia in combating the...

Africa capitalises on Mining Indaba

The Investing in African Mining Indaba conference has come to an end. This year, Africa made its presence known when 40 African countries were represented at the investment conference. Their high-profile participation included a president, a prime...

Bassari gets $1mn in funding for Makabingui

Gold developer Bassari Resources, listed in Australia, announced $1 million in additional funding for its flagship Makabingui project in Senegal, West Africa. Bassari said the funding will be sourced via the issue of ‘Convertible Notes’...

Bassari’s 158 000 oz maiden ore reserve

West Africa-focused gold developer Bassari Resources delivered a maiden gold ore reserve for the Makabingui gold project in Senegal. Bassari notes that the gold project has a maiden open pit gold ore reserve of 158 000 oz in 860 000 tonnes at...

Positive scoping study results at Makabingui

Gold developer Bassari Resources is pleased to deliver positive results from a preliminary Underground Scoping Study based on high-grade underground gold production from its Makabingui Gold Project in Senegal, West Africa. Bassari released positive...

Papillon begins site clearing at Fekola in Mali

Papillon Resources has commenced early site clearing of the plant site and mine services area at its flagship Fekola gold project in south western Mali, adjacent to the border with Senegal. The company has identified a number of key areas,...