MIBA waiting on extraction units to confirm revival
After resuming its diamond extraction activities in September, the Congolese state-owned MIBA (Société minière de Bakwanga) may have to already [...]
Diamonds, the most valuable natural material, are a key source of revenue for Southern Africa, while being at the centre of political and ethical issues through the continent.
President Vladimir Putin and several companies used the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi on October 23 to 24 to get the ball rolling on Russia's strategic plan to muscle its way into the DRC's mining industry currently dominated by Chinese groups [. [...]