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Tshisekedi's South Kivu gold headache

The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi with his Emirati counterpart Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on 24 January 2023.
The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi with his Emirati counterpart Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on 24 January 2023. © UAE's Ministry of Presidential Affairs via AFP
Primera Gold has a monopoly on the trade and export of artisanal gold from the eastern province thanks to a partnership between the DRC and UAE. But it has not been able to stem the flow of illicit gold to neighbouring countries. [...]
Published on 19.01.2024 at 05:40 GMT Reading time 6 minutes
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