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Vol 56 No 20

Published 9th October 2015


Congo-Kinshasa

The missing coltan princess

Belgian and German police are seeking 'Princess' Odette Maniema Krempin, a key witness in the mysterious disappearance in Kinshasa in May 2014 of Stephan de Witte. He was the accountant of the Swiss-based Duferco steel company with whom she had an affair. Investigators say the last time the lovers were seen together was in Kisantu Botanical Garden, 120 kilometres from Kinshasa, which Odette owns.

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