DRC

Mining minister Willy Kitobo ordered to explain Kivu tensions

DRC Mining Minister Willy Kitobo.
DRC Mining Minister Willy Kitobo. © Ministère des mines de RDC
A Nord-Kivu MP has taken the mining minister to task over his handling the Masisi area of Nord-Kivu province, where coltan and cassiterite mines have long been sites of unrest. The admonishment should been seen in the context of the ruling coalition's fragmentation. [...] (670 words)
Issue dated 30/11/2020 Reading time 3 minutes
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