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Quietus Albums Of The Year 2021 (In Association With Norman Records)

The Quietus 01 Dec 2021
But instead of unrelentless soundsystem pressure and mesmerising vocals, the focus is on undulating polyrhythms and grimy, dissonant and abrasive metal sonics with a quality not dissimilar to sludge metal, next gen East African grindcore in the vein of Duma (especially the opener ...

Electric vehicles: Africa’s battery minerals and GVC opportunities (3)

Business Day Online 30 Nov 2021
An ironic African opportunity?”, we highlighted how there could be as much as 50,000 to 300,000 of new EV sales per annum by 2030 ... However, it would require significant commitment, focus, determination and a long-term view from the respective African governments, interested firms and international partners.

Need to produce battery materials in DRC

Business Ghana 27 Nov 2021
The DRC’s cost competitiveness comes from its relatively cheap access to land and low engineering, procurement and construction, or EPC, cost compared to the U.S., Poland and China,” said Kwasi Ampofo, lead author of the report and BNEF’s head of metals and mining ... African Development Bank President Dr.

Brian Menell’s TechMet invests in Cornish Lithium

Mining Weekly 26 Nov 2021
TechMet, founded by British-South African metals industrialist ...

Jesus saves, but Kaunda scores on the rebound

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Nov 2021
So it’s no surprise that the meeting was invaded by the group of comrades who just happened to be gathered outside and who miraculously made it through two sets of metal gates and the large contingent of council security, South African Police Service and metro police who were on ...

Global platinum market to be in large surplus this year and next

Business Line 24 Nov 2021
A small number of South African companies account for 70 per cent which makes the metal vulnerable to supply side shocks ... Historically, platinum’s value has been greater than that of gold; but the metal is now trading at just about half the price of its yellow cousin.

Review: "30 Americans" at Columbia Museum of Art celebrates lineage, universal truths

Free Times 24 Nov 2021
Novelist Percival Everett, who was raised in Columbia, lamented more than once the tendency to pigeonhole his work in the African American section of most bookstores ... Crafted of fiberglass and metal overlaid with fabric, the “sound suits” in question fully encase the body not unlike African ceremonial costumes or Mardi Gras parade attire.

African nations mend and make do as China tightens Belt and Road

Taipei Times 24 Nov 2021
China has lent African ... The continent is facing an estimated annual infrastructure investment deficit of about US$100 billion, the African Development Bank said ... Some African governments are also growing more reluctant to take out loans backed by commodities such as oil and metals.

Saks Fifth Avenue pitching a $25M diamond-crusted statue to its high-end clients

New York Post 24 Nov 2021
More On. on the money. Morgan Stanley boss to young bankers ... Yankees seek new sponsor for the Pinstripe Bowl ... 7 ... Murphy’s “spacemen” series also includes a 22-foot, 3,000-pound sculpture that was commissioned by a hotel in Antigua; Schultz is a South African artist who works in precious metals and diamonds and made a 23-karat-gold skateboard this year.

The Magical Thinking and Dangers of Masks

Mercola 24 Nov 2021
Brownstone Institute highlighted the story of folk saint Escrava Anastácia, a slave of African descent who lived in Brazil during the 19th century.15. She was forced to wear a metal, muzzle-like mask during her lifetime in order to silence her from speaking out about the oppression and injustice she was facing.

South African Mint introduces new Big Five Series II coins

Independent online (SA) 23 Nov 2021
The South African Mint, a subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank, has released the Big Five Series II collectible coin collection ... According to South African Mint, the Big Five Series II coins will be available in three metals ... South African Mint managing director Honey Mamabolo said they were extremely proud of their latest offering.

Nathan Johnson, architect of Black churches, dies at 96

The Philadelphia Tribune 23 Nov 2021
When it opened in 1974, the church Johnson designed was a low, circular building with a center peak topped with a metal spire, recalling both African structures and a spaceship ... “Johnson is the quintessential Detroit success story,” Coleman said, “who happens to be African American.”.

Elon Musk wants to show Germans how to build cars

Independent online (SA) 20 Nov 2021
On billboards strewn about Tesla's factory when it opened to the public for a day last month, Tesla said it would inject aluminum into the world's largest die-casting machines, which will then clamp the metal using 6,100 tons of pressure - a force equivalent to 1,020 African elephants standing on the tool to form parts.