Inside Africa blog

Legal developments around Africa

Topic: Mining

Powering mining in Africa – the rise of the mini-grid and captive model

Simon Cudennec
Antoine Thibaud
Laura Kiwelu

Access to reliable, cost-effective (and, increasingly, green) energy in sub-Saharan Africa is a major challenge for the mining industry. Mining companies are now increasingly committing to changing this.


Africa is as dynamic a market as it is diverse. We understand that changes impacting your business can arise rapidly and vary significantly across the continent.

Our understanding of Africa’s markets stems from extensive experience on the ground. Through our Inside Africa blog, we aim to apply this insight to provide you with timely commentary on the latest developments across Africa, as well as insight into the many nations that make up this vast continent.

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