Although Ethiopia’s mining industry is in its infancy, all the building blocks for a boom are in place.
Tanzania’s potential will need to be balanced with sound policies
that attract new investors.
Mozambique has a great deal of mineral riches but requires support and investment to enhance exploration and production.
Zambia is addressing the commodities downturn by introducing reforms to help stimulate its mining industry.
Mineral-rich Guinea – struck by decades of poor governance and, more recently, Ebola – has made extensive economic reforms and is showing signs of progress.