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

news from Congo-Kinshasa

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Opposition steps up fight

The parliamentary election results look no more credible than the presidential vote and oppositionists wants to test Kabila’s will

Battle lines are hardening as disputes rage over the results of November’s legislative and presidential elections. Although the parliamentary results are not to be formally announc...

No confidence vote from companies

The election campaign and its dubious results have made foreign companies jumpy. In early January, the monetary policy and banking operations department of the central bank, the Ba...

Electoral chicanery and the UN

Electoral fraud has rarely been better documented than in the presidential poll of 28 November, of which every stage involved the Mission de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l...

One election, two countries

The new dividing line in the country is between those who believe that Joseph Kabila won the presidency and those who don’t

President Joseph Kabila’s year will start with a strenuous effort to re-establish credibility. The official results of the 28 November elections gave him 48.95% of the vote, agains...

Wildcats in the wild east

Pushed by local activists and international partners, Kinshasa is breaking some of the Chinese links to the illicit mining trade in eastern Congo

The Kinshasa government has succumbed to international pressure and is implementing sanctions against Chinese companies implicated in the trade of minerals of doubtful origin.

Experts rate foreign aid

Researchers from three continents analyse the impact of Belgian and Chinese aid projects and policies

A new report from Belgian, Chinese and Congolese academics provides in-depth analysis on the contrasts between European and Chinese aid and trade policies in Congo-Kinshasa. Neithe...

Gécamines strikes again

Gécamines has used strong-arm tactics once again, this time to block the investment plans of Australia’s Anvil Mining. The state-owned mining company’s decision to review its partn...

Frozen funds

The finance for the Congolese-Chinese joint venture has been held up and Kinshasa wants the mining companies to bridge the gap

China is withholding money that is needed to rehabilitate 700 kilometres of railway in Katanga and Kasai, leading the Congolese government to call on mining companies to raise the ...

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