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Trafigura's middleman emerges

The Swiss-based trader funnelled huge loans and oil payments through an intermediary, despite bribery risks

Major commodity trader Trafigura used an intermediary for its crude oil purchases in Congo-Brazzaville and its huge loans to the country, the company announced in its recent corpor...


Bank officials 'expose money-laundering network'

After fleeing for their lives, two Kinshasa auditors at Afriland Bank leak thousands of documents showing its ties to sanctioned businessman Dan Gertler

Two auditors, who fled Congo-Kinshasa in fear of their lives, have leaked thousands of bank records showing how companies linked to Israeli business magnate Dan Gertler were able t...

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Félix tips the scales

The President is winning greater control of the country but at the expense of his promise to restore the rule of law

President Félix Tshisekedi is steadily gaining ground in his bid to assume complete political control in Congo-Kinshasa, but he is playing fast and loose with the constitution in t...


Victory under a cloud

The President’s poll win is confirmed, but clashes with rebels in the capital signal a new security crisis

After hearing petitions from opposition candidates against the presidential election win of Faustin Archange Touadéra in the December election, the Constitutional Court formally co...


Jockeying for position

The struggle between the President and his predecessor overshadows everything, including a possible IMF programme

Politics during 2021 will be dominated by the power struggle between the two official winners – losers, in reality – of the 2018 presidential and parliamentary election...


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