Western players place big bets on East African graphite mines

Issue 472 - 14 Nov 2022 - By Marc Howard | 4 minute read

A $220m US government grant for a Louisiana graphite facility, which sources its ore in Mozambique, shows how competition for African graphite is heating up in a new ‘great game’ to secure strategically vital transition minerals. Insecurity and difficult labour relations in Mozambique pose challenges, but serious money is also pouring into Tanzanian and Madagascan developments.

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