Modeste Bahati, architect of the resumption of gold mining in Luhihi?
It seems the Senate president Modeste Bahati Lukwebo, who is also a leading player in the South Kivu business world, may have played a key role in the decision of the province's governor to authorise the resumption of gold mining in Luhihi. [...]
Chamber of mines wants to assess Kabila's code
Just after former head of state Joseph Kabila pulled out of the ruling coalition, the country's chamber of mines is mulling whether to review one of his most significant achievements as president, the 2018 mining code, in order to pinpoint its strengths but also its weaknesses. [...]
South Kivu elite battle for share of Luhihi gold rush
Since gold was discovered last year in Luhihi, near the town of Bukavu in the DR Congo, diggers have been flocking to the area. Traditional chiefs, provincial notables, military leaders, and various other officials have also joined the chaotic scramble to extract money from the site. [...]