The African mining industry is at a crossroads, facing both opportunities and challenges as it strives to sustainably meet the rapidly growing demands for mineral resources. The mining sector is critical to the continent’s economic development, providing employment and contributing significantly to the GDP of many African countries. According to Statista, Africa has abundant reserves of minerals and metals, including gold, diamond, cobalt, bauxite, iron ore, coal, and copper spread out throughout the continent. Africa continues to be a major producer of many important mineral commodities for the world.