Home central and west africa politics BELGIUM DRC FRANCE 21/03/2018 How Paris is benefiting from the political crisis Optimistic about its business prospects in the country, France is taking advantage of tensions between Kinshasa and Brussels to further its interests. [...] (300 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account Free Articles MADAGASCAR Politics 29/05/2020 Mayor of Antananarivo gets capital's waste disposal debt cancelled DRC ZAMBIA Business 27/05/2020 Hungary's Duna Aszfalt talks to leading Katanga businessman about cross-border road project MOROCCO Business 22/05/2020 Private firm Sentinel lands security contract with EU delegation Access the free section On the same subject AFRICA 27/02/2019 Remi Marechaux loyal to Paris The head of the strategic Direction Afrique et Ocean Indien [...] DRC UNITED NATIONS 17/10/2018 Kabila's wily game of poker with MONUSCO Joseph Kabila has turned down logistical support from the UN force but without shutting it out entirely. [...] DRC 09/05/2018 Can Vital Kamerhe up his game as the presidential election looms? Although the alliance with the MLC has boosted the electoral base of the former speaker of parliament, he remains handicapped by his limited networks. [...] DRC FRANCE 25/04/2018 Paris attentive to Kabila's possible departure Free Despite adopting a very different stance to their Belgian and American partners on the Congolese dossier, France's Africa experts in [...] DRC 24/04/2018 Total's year-long holiday on block III After lengthy talks with the Congolese government, the French major has managed to postpone drilling this year. [...] DRC 06/03/2018 Total makes victory lap in Paris over Block III Following two meetings held at its La Defense headquarters outside Paris, one in December 2017 (AEI 807) and the other [...] Spotlight DRC 19/12/2017 Total and Kabila play the long game on eastern frontier The only major present on both sides of the highly prolific Congolese-Ugandan border, Total is negotiating its work programme on block III step by step, while it waits to get its hands on blocks I and II. [...] Spotlight DRC 28/03/2017 Is Dan Gertler facing his last days in oil? Mining Israeli tycoon Dan Gertler’s Fleurette group, which expanded into Congolese onshore in 2010 via two British Virgin Islands companies, Caprikat and Foxwhelp, to take up the most strategic blocks in Congo-K - blocks 1 and 2 -, could soon [. [...] Receive prompts for these topics DRC Dan Gertler Dig Oil Direction Afrique et Ocean Indien Efora Energy European Commission Indigo Publications Joseph Kabila Jozef Smets Remi Marechaux Total See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?