‘Green minerals can catapult Africa into a brighter future’
Mining Indaba hears calls to rebalance the exploitive relationship between the continent and the Global North
Amid a global scramble for renewable energy minerals, mining industry thought-leaders say the days of the one-sided relationship in which the developed world extracts lithium from Africa and sells it back as a battery are numbered.
The 30th Investing in African Mining Indaba brought into sharp focus the urgency for “critical minerals” — a class of mineral resources needed to spur the global energy transition from fossil fuel-intensive power to renewable energy...
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