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Vol 45 No 21

Published 22nd October 2004


Post-war clean up

After several UN investigations, Congo's parliament looks at wartime economic exploitation

At the end of November, several months late, a report is due from the National Assembly's Commission on contracts signed during Congo's recent wars (AC Vol 45 No 17). Senior managers of the public and private enterprises named in United Nations' reports on the looting of Congo and its role in the continuation of the war will face hearings by the Commission d'Enquête chargée de l'examen de la validité des conventions à caractère économique et financier conclues pendant les guerres de 1996-97 et de 1998. The findings, and the evidence, will be keenly watched by Congolese and by those who might hope to help or to invest in the country.

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