DRC

Three state entities vie to probe alleged ore theft

On 7 February 2022, some 20 trucks belonging to a Chinese company transporting copper and cobalt were intercepted by the military in Haut-Katanga, DRC.
On 7 February 2022, some 20 trucks belonging to a Chinese company transporting copper and cobalt were intercepted by the military in Haut-Katanga, DRC. © Africa Intelligence
DRC's army, a public prosecutor, and a provincial mining ministry all want to investigate a Chinese firm whose trucks laden with copper and cobalt ore were this week accused of trying to leave the country irregularly. [...] (265 words)
Issue dated 09/02/2022 Reading time 2 minutes
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