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Congo-Kinshasa

Congo-Kinshasa

Population: 78.73 mn.
GDP: $31.9 bn.
Debt: $5.07 bn.

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Human rights abuses in Katanga

Amnesty International publishes a damning report on the results of mining operations in Congo-Kinshasa

‘Mining operations in the DRC have resulted in decades of abuse against artisanal miners and the neighbouring communities,’ according to Audrey Gaughran, Director of Gl...


Too great expectations

The Sicomines deposits contain smaller copper reserves than predicted and some detect deep problems in the partnership with China

In early May, Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon sent shockwaves through Kinshasa when he told the United Nations-backed Radio Okapi that the partnership between Congo-Kins...


Dam number three at Inga Falls

Kinshasa seals a deal with South Africa for the third dam in the series

Chinese, South Korean and Spanish companies are among those competing for the contract to construct Inga 3 after Congo-Kinshasa announced on 18 May that it has clinched a deal with...


Kasai mines go to Anhui

The Chinese company that works with the Zimbabwean government in the controversial Marange fields has signed a major deal with Kinshasa

Thanks to a contract signed in Kinshasa on 18 March by Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Corporation’s Vice-President Bai Ziangqian, State Assets Minister Louise Munga Mesozi and...


Fametal, SOKIMO and Ituri’s gold

Despite its troubles with the Congolese authorities last year, the Chinese group Fametal has now established a dominant position in Ituri’s gold belt. In March, Fametal President W...


Mining companies face more scrutiny

Pressure is mounting on Kinshasa to publish details of the payments it receives from Chinese state mining companies

President Joseph Kabila’s beleaguered government in Kinshasa faces growing pressure from local authorities and civic activists to step up scrutiny of Chinese mining companies in th...


Kabila looks into the abyss

After the eastern rebels trounce the national army and opposition movements step up the pressure, the President is fighting for his political life

The seizure of Goma by the Mouvement du 23 mars rebels on 20 November has dangerously weakened the regime of President Joseph Kabila Kabange. Backed by Rwanda and Uganda, M23’s bru...


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