Botswana tops in Africa for mining…again

source: Mmegi
Mbongeni Mguni
Staff Writer

Botswana has again retained its coveted status as the most preferred mining and minerals investment destination in Africa, according to the authoritative 2010 Mid-Year Update of the Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies.

Released last Wednesday, the Survey captures the views of 429 mining executives operating in 51 jurisdictions assessed by Fraser Institute researchers between June 1 and 30, 2010.

The researchers ranked jurisdictions – which include countries and geographic distinctions within countries – according to the Survey participants’ responses to 11 policy areas, which collectively determine the attractiveness of [continue reading]


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