Burkina Faso

Barry FitzGerald

Investors are bracing for a significant resource upgrade at West African Resources’ Burkina Faso gold project. The result is expected to underpin a revised development scenario, including higher production rates and lower costs. Plus, Great Boulder sets pulses – and shares – racing with wide sulphide hits at Mt Venn... Show More

John Robertson

Burkina Faso, the fourth largest gold producer in Africa, is facing political upheaval. The lengthy incumbency of former president Blaise Compaore had been presented by miners in the country as an attribute. Recent events in the country are another example of artificially imposed stability erroneously being treated as an investment... Show More