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Congo-Kinshasa

Congo-Kinshasa

Population: 81.34 mn.
GDP: $37.24 bn.
Debt: $5.13 bn.

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UN slams resources plunder

A new UN experts report details how cocoa and coltan smuggling is financing militia groups, raising the prospect of new sanctions

The latest report of the UN Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of Congo, released on 10 June, is a blistering return to form for an institution whose recent reports have b...


Gabon ires fellow Africans at the UN

A bitter dispute between African Union members over a non-permanent seat on the Security Council has broken into the open 

Furious argument has erupted over the normally placid elections by the UN General Assembly for one of the two non-permanent seats reserved for African countries on the UN Security ...


Gertler's billions

Dan Gertler's mining deals could cause losses to Kinshasa's treasury of at least US$3.7 billion, more than double previous estimates, according to new data from a coalition of Cong...


Coalition’s sky-high ambitions

A new government plans to transform its finances and take on rebel groups but is reliant on a band of political godfathers

Announcing hundreds of planned initiatives, Congo-Kinshasa's new government has lofty ambitions, but its main challenge may simply be staying together. Its four vice-prime minister...


Royalties row

Dan Gertler, who made his fortune as a go-between in many of Congo-Kinshasa's biggest mining deals, has promised to allow Congolese to 'directly participate' in the country's miner...


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...


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