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Labat Africa reports investor interest as South Africa publishes medical cannabis notice

29th June 2020 JSE-listed medical cannabis investment holding company Labat Africa on June 29 said South Africa’s changing cannabis regulation was helping it to attract investor interest. "In another clear indication that the South African government views the emerging cannabis sector as a priority, Notice R586... 

Necsa welcomes Vilakazi's appointment as Wits vice-chancellor

29th June 2020 The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation has welcomed the appointment of Professor Zeblon Vilakazi as the next vice-chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand from January 1, 2021. Vilakazi is currently the deputy vice-chancellor of research and post-graduate affairs at Wits. He will... 

Trident acquires royalty over Zambian copper mine

29th June 2020 Aim-listed Trident Resources has acquired a gross revenue royalty (GRR) over production from Moxico Resources' Mimbula copper mine, in Zambia, as well as over associated stockpiles, for $5-million in cash. Trident is entitled to royalty payments on production starting from July 1 and extending in... 

Caledonia Mining declares increased quarterly dividend

29th June 2020 Dual-listed Caledonia Mining on Monday declared a further increased quarterly dividend of $0.085 a share. This is a 13% increase on the previous quarterly dividend of $0.075, which, together with the increase to the dividend in January from $0.069, represents a cumulative 24% increase since... 

Local app helps beauty salons manage queues as Covid-19 lockdown measures ease

26th June 2020 The Fleeker platform, created by four University of Cape Town (UCT) students, allows users to schedule appointments with hairstylists, barbers, make-up artists and nail technicians and manage long in-salon queues to meet physical distancing regulations during the Covid-19 pandemic. Physical... 

Anglo American calls for cooperative response in trying times

25th June 2020 Diversified miner Anglo American CE Mark Cutifani has called for a society-wide response to the global Covid-19 crisis and says the miner is committed to global tax and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). In its Tax and Economic Contribution report for the year ended... 

AfDB joins Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network

17th June 2020 Development finance institution, the African Development Bank (AfDB) on June 17 announced that capital markets technology company Nasdaq had confirmed its inclusion in the Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network (NSBN), which is a global and publicly available platform designed to improve transparency in... 

Redefine, partners to start construction on Poland manufacturing, warehouse facility

17th June 2020 JSE-listed real estate investment trust Redefine Properties will, along with equity partners Madison International Realty and Griffin Real Estate in European Logistics Investment and in joint venture with its strategic development partner Panattoni Europe, start building a 50 000 m2 build-to-suit... 

Graphex replaces Glomin in Tabakorole, Lakanfla gold JV with Altus

17th June 2020 ASX-listed Graphex Mining has acquired Glomin Services' joint venture (JV) earn-in rights on Aim- and TSX-listed Altus Strategies' 100% owned Lakanfla and Tabakorole gold projects, in western and southern Mali, respectively. Graphex can earn up to an 80% interest in each project by completing up... 

Rockwell Automation appoints new sub-Saharan Africa MD

17th June 2020 Rockwell Automation has appointed Canninah Mapena as its new sub-Saharan Africa MD, effective June 1. Mapena has significant industry expertise in mining, minerals, metals, power, energy, oil and gas and will be operating from the company's Randburg offices. 


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