The shutdown of Pan African Minerals’ manganese mine at Tambao has some mining companies on edge ahead of new regulations in Burkina Faso. Yet new laws could well be a boon for the industry.
Saudi Arabia has intervened against the Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen, and in doing so opened up a new proxy front between the bitter regional rivals.
There have been three bouts of bad news for global commodity prices over the past week, all of which are putting more downside pressure on already deflated prices.
Unconfirmed sightings of Russian subs and newly assertive Russian air power is causing some Scandinavian states to re-think NATO membership.
With its oil-reliant economy and high break-even price, Nigeria is one country that has been hit particularly hard by recent OPEC policy.
A map of the major antagonists in Yemen following the recent fall of Taiz to Houthi rebels.
Washington just lost its ‘boots on the ground’ on the next major front in the war against Sunni extremism.
Negotiations are heating up as Iran and the P5+1 enter the final week ahead of a March 31st deadline for a framework deal.
A regional anti-Boko Haram coalition has scored a string of victories on the battlefield ahead of upcoming presidential elections in Nigeria.
China's recent construction on disputed atolls in the South China Sea has accelerated the stop-start cycle of dispute there.