Growing numbers of French in Katanga?
Seeing opportunities for French firms in Katanga with the price [...]
Mark Bristow, the boss of Randgold Resources, could shortly reign over Moto’s gold belt. According to sources in Kinshasa, Dan Gertler, the diamond tycoon and mining entrepreneur, a long-standing veteran of Congo’s industry, is worried over the drop in the [...]
In this enormous country where central power is weak, ethnic allegiance counts above everything, particularly in the mineral resources sector where the political and economic stakes are high. Whoever controls the copper, cobalt, diamond and cassiterite mines of this vast land controls the manna which will finance the presidential and provincial elections of the future and the military operations n [...]