Funding gold projects in Africa could get harder, says Quartermaine

RISING political risk in West Africa triggered by dwindling foreign aid in the aftermath of COVID-19 could make it harder to secure financing for gold projects in the region, the managing director of Perseus Mining said on Wednesday.

Funding gold projects in Africa could get harder, says Quartermaine Funding gold projects in Africa could get harder, says Quartermaine Funding gold projects in Africa could get harder, says Quartermaine Funding gold projects in Africa could get harder, says Quartermaine Funding gold projects in Africa could get harder, says Quartermaine

The landscape surrounding Perseus Mining's Yaoure mine in Cote d'Ivoire

Speaking at the Virtual Mining Indaba conference, Jeff Quartermaine said COVID-19 had put a strain on a lot of economies in West Africa - including in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire - where Perseus operates.