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Congo-Kinshasa

Congo-Kinshasa

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

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Once silenced, twice shy

Russia and China froze the UN Group of Experts on Congo for five months—now the group is far warier of criticising China

Russia and China, increasingly intolerant of criticism of their nationals in United Nations reports, froze the work of several UN Groups of Experts during 2021 and 2022. The two su...


ENRC tests Serious Fraud Office

A slew of court cases by Kazakh-owned Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation, aimed at stymying a bribery investigation, may be running out of steam. Now the critical question is w...


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...


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