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Congo-Kinshasa

Congo-Kinshasa

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

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Hostage to the bad old ways

President Tshisekedi seems to have sewn up the 2023 elections, while realpolitik has put paid to his anti-corruption agenda

How time flies. In 2022 President Félix Tshisekedi enters the fourth year of his five-year 'mandate', with little so far to show the Congolese for it. His flagship programme...


Getting connected

Congo-Kinshasa's imminent membership of the East African Community is prompting a jostle for position as its neighbours seek to agree new infrastructure deals and trade accords. En...


Inside the mining mega deal

Touted as a new development model, the 'deal of the century' set a terrible example on corruption

A scholar who delivers lectures on doing business in Africa has emerged as the lynchpin of a massive bribery scandal drawing in Chinese business magnates and some of its largest co...


Bank admits wrongdoing but hits out at data leak

Central Africa's biggest bank, BGFI, says it cleaned up its operations in Kinshasa back in 2018

After refusing to respond for years to accusations of grand corruption in its operations in Congo-Kinshasa, central Africa's biggest bank has come as close as its lawyers would all...


Exposed – the cost of Kabila's state capture 

Millions of leaked bank papers which expose the mechanics of former leader's plunder of the state could up-end national politics

Using evidence from the biggest ever leak of financial documents in Africa, an international investigative journalism consortium has tracked the main sources of the staggering weal...

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The bank at the heart of the scandal

Owned partly by the Bongo family, the BGFI was implicated in corruption before its Kinshasa operations were exposed

The bank at the centre of the Congo Hold-up consortium's revelations of state capture and grand corruption in Congo-Kinshasa, Banque Gabonaise et Française Internationale (B...

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Cover-up in UN murders

Protests have thwarted the government’s efforts to quash interest in the 2017 murder of UN experts

Prominent Congolese journalist Sosthène Kambidi was conditionally freed on 12 October after three weeks in custody, with earlier charges from a military prosecutor of conspi...


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...


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