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Congo-Kinshasa

Congo-Kinshasa

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

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Kenya sponsors risky anti-militia plan

Nairobi has assembled regional states to fight Congolese armed groups, but they include the very countries the groups depend on for aid

An agreement by regional governments to form a joint military force to deploy against armed groups in Congo-Kinshasa looks like a diplomatic masterstroke by Kenya, which is coordin...


Tshisekedi helps Gertler in fight with US

An accord with Kinshasa allows the sanctioned businessman to control cash from what Washington officials label as 'opaque and corrupt' deals

In a dramatic about-turn, President Félix Tshisekedi is offering to help one of his predecessor's closest business allies currently under United States sanctions for obtaini...


President Tshisekedi cuts a deal with Dan Gertler

A pact to take back tainted mining assets could be part of wider damage-limitation by a notorious fixer and his partners

A multi-billion dollar corruption scandal over some of the world's most prized copper and cobalt mines is heading towards dénouement, after Congolese authorities signed what...


Spymaster's arrest heralds purge

President Tshisekedi's move against his intelligence chief François Beya was about consolidating power, not thwarting a coup plot

Three weeks after President Félix Tshisekedi ordered the arrest of his senior security advisor François Beya for plotting a coup, a shroud of silence still surrounds ...


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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