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Delegates talk in front of a display of a mine at Africa's biggest annual mining conference, last year's Investing in African Mining Indaba. (Rodger Bosch, AFP File)
Delegates talk in front of a display of a mine at Africa's biggest annual mining conference, last year's Investing in African Mining Indaba. (Rodger Bosch, AFP File)

Cape Town – Cool heads and decisive leadership will ensure that mining investors who take the right risks in Africa will get satisfactory returns, an expert in the industry said on Wednesday.

While there are increasing regulatory hurdles to overcome for investors, there is still enough room to find rewarding projects in Africa, Baker McKenzie partner Kieran Whyte told Fin24 at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town.

Johannesburg-based Whyte focuses mostly on energy and infrastructure projects in Africa.

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