21st Annual Investing in African Mining Indaba


The foremost global gathering on investing in the African mining value chain, the annual Mining Indaba convenes an elaborate mix of progressive African nations shaping the future of investment opportunities together with investors, financiers, deal-makers, the leaders from world’s largest mining houses, government ministers, international press, analysts and other industry stakeholders. The full four-day conference will be hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The conference will focus on topics relevant to driving investments and capitalising the mining industry throughout all of Africa.

The 2016 annual Investing in African Mining Indaba conference programme is currently in development. 

The Annual Investing in African Mining Indaba Conference agenda is currently being developed.


African Mining Ministerial Forum

Hosted by the African Development Bank, JOGMEC and the World Bank, the Ministerial Forum will provide a platform for 16 African Mining Ministers to outline mining opportunities in their respective countries.

Corporate Mining Presentation

On the main stage on Monday 8th, Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th February, delegates will have the opportunity to hear from c-level executives of all the major players in the African mining corporate space. After a tough year for the industry, these presentations will be an important part of both miners’ and investors’ Indaba schedules. The speakers will be sharing new information, experiences and

Country Case Studies

The Country Case Studies were introduced into the Mining Indaba conference agenda in 2015. These will present delegates with mining and investment backgrounds alike with a rare opportunity to participate in a 2-hour long interactive, in-depth discussion which will showcase the different experiences of and opportunities for the key stakeholders and other thought leaders involved in mining processes in specifically selected African countries. 2015 case studies included Ghana, Guinea and South Africa. 

Keynote/Featured Session

The Keynote Sessions for 2015 which will take place from 8>th-10th February, include both individual presentations from distinguished industry professionals, as well as high-level panel discussions focused around mining investment, investment in Africa and sustainable mining.

Mining Thought Leadership Presentation

Mining Thought Leadership presentations include a combination of industry thought leaders, junior mining companies and service providers - interesting companies that are pushing to become front runners in their respective industries.

Non-African Government Presentation

The non-African Government presentations will see a variety of topics discussed, from policies for African mining investment, to the ways in which a country plans to strategize its role and position within the African mining value chain, from international jurisdictions who are actively looking at developing relationships with and investing into Africa’s mining industry.

Securities Exchange Session

Global Stock Exchanges will engage in 2-hour sessions that will focus on how listing on one of these exchanges creates new investment opportunities for African mining companies. The sessions will draw on case studies and regulatory insights that assist in identifying the competitive edges of each participating stock exchange.

Special Information Session

Special information sessions consist of a series of 2 hour interactive discussions, running over the course of the conference and led by panels of experts that have been co-ordinated by a series of leading financial and industry specialists. The topics have been carefully selected based on the current challenges and key themes within the industry and content has been engineered to ensure relevance for delegates from a variety of disciplines.

Sustainable Development at Mining Indaba

Sustainable development through mining has become both a key challenge and a primary objective for investors, policy-makers and miners alike in Africa. In collaboration with the International Council of Mining and Metals (ICMM), Mining Indaba is pleased to offer delegates a combination of a keynote address and two interactive panel discussions on Thursday, th February focused on sustainable development.