Africa






Banro's Twangiza gold project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo by Banro.

Banro navigates risk in the DRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is often described by miners as “elephant country” — a metaphor for a land filled with extra-large mineral…






Tesla’s Gigafactory near Sparks, Nevada, which is expected to start producing battery cells later this year. Credit: Tesla’s Gigafactory near Sparks, Nevada, which is expected to start producing battery cells later this year. Tesla.

Cobalt 27 offers ‘pure play’

VANCOUVER — Cobalt 27 Capital’s (TSXV: KBLT) $200-million initial public offering (IPO) on the TSX Venture Exchange on June 23 shows there’s a growing appetite among…