Randgold CEO: regulatory uncertainty discouraging investment in African mines Randgold Resources CEO Mark Bristow said that growing uncertainty about the regulatory environments and tax regimes in Africa's mining jurisdictions is discouraging international investment in these countries' mining industries. Speaking at the annual Mining Indaba, Bristow said that for Africa's abundant mineral wealth to be brought to account, the governments of the mineral-rich countries and the investors in and developers of those assets should recognise that their interests are closely aligned and work together. "In other words, what Africa needs are partnerships for prosperity," he said.
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