Vol 1 (AAC) No 3 |
Reports of China’s plans emerged after Pierre Lumbi Congo’s Minister for Infrastructure signed a protocol on 17 September with Li Changjin head of the China Railway Engineering Corporation who committed his firm along with China’s Eximbank and Sinohydro to invest $3 bn...
Vol 1 (AAC) No 1 |
Many diplomats see the announcement by the Minister for Infrastructure Pierre Lumbi Okongo as both a political and a commercial initiative: a reminder to the EU that its financing of last year’s elections does not give it droit de seigneur over Congo’s mineral fields...
Vol 48 No 22 |
Within days of Infrastructure Minister Pierre Lumbi Okongo's mid-September announcement that China was providing more than $8 billion to finance new mining operations and infrastructure developments the diplomatic phones started ringing...
Vol 48 No 4 |
Pierre Lumbi Okongo of the Mouvement Social pour le Renouveau seen as a junior version of the PPRD has the much-envied portfolio of Infrastructure Public Works and Reconstruction...
Vol 38 No 14 |
In mid-June a number of Mobutu-era figures were arrested including former civil servant Fundu Kota long-time oppositionist Cléoface Kamitatu former central bank governor Patrice Djamboleka and former minister Pierre Lumbi...