Michael Carvill , managing director Kenmare Resources. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

Dublin-based Kenmare Resources has announced the extension of a deadline to finalise a deal with lenders on restructuring its debt.The exploration com(...)

Torrrential rains of the last few days have washed away crops and coltures at the Milima area in Chikhwawa, Malawi. Photograph: Bonex Juliusbonex Julius/AFP/Getty Images

The death toll from flooding in Malawi has more than tripled with 176 fatalities and at least 200,000 displaced, according to the government.Vice-pres(...)

Pathfinder Minerals, which Irish-born Mr McKeon has touted as the “next Kenmare Resources”, has been embroiled in a three-year legal dispute  over  exploration licences.

Pathfinder Minerals, an Aim-listed exploration company backed by Circle Oil founder John McKeon, says it is now focused on “recovering” its assets in (...)

The Moma mine, in the northern Nampula province, produces ilmenite and rutile, used in steelmaking, as well as zircon, which can be used in television and computer screens.

Irish mining company Kenmare Resources, which has its main project in Mozambique, has been criticised by the Washington-based Center for Public Integr(...)

Kenmare’s managing director Michael Carvill said the company remained focused on conserving cash and controlling costs

Irish mining firm Kenmare Resources has said that shipments of finished products rose by 24 per cent to 183,000 tonnes in the third quarter.This compa(...)

Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Renamo, the opposition political party, rallies support in Maputo, Mozambique,  at the weekend. Photograph: Antonio Silva/EPA

The stakes have not been higher since the end of the Mozambican civil war 22 years ago for the political parties and voters participating in the south(...)

Tullow fell as much as 4.6 per cent to 545 pence, the lowest price since December 11th, 2008

Tullow shares fell to their lowest level in almost six years in London trading today on the back of falling oil prices, which depressed energy stock(...)

Tim McDonnell and Eoin Mackin. Photograph: Rachel Heald, Sightsavers.

Tim McDonnell is a photographer and actor. He had a photographic studio in Howth and was a member of the lifeboat crew there before moving to London l(...)

Gebremedhin Woldegiorgis, senior potato researcher at the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, and Denis Griffen, potato breeder at Teagas, inspect potato plants at the Teagasc Research Centre in Oakpark, Carlow. photograph: dylan vaughan

The hills of Chencha in southern Ethiopia, over 2,700m above sea level, are not a place where you might expect the Irish potato to be thriving undergr(...)

An employee holds up a handful of zircon, a mineral used in ceramic tiles, at Iluka Resources’s mineral separation plant in Hamilton, Australia. Iluka Resources Ltd. is the world’s biggest zircon producer. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

Kenmare Resources has confirmed it was received a possible offer from Australia’s Iluka Resources, but rejected it because the deal didn’t recognis(...)