Home oil & gas DRC 22/05/2018 Princely lobbying in Brussels for Virunga power projects Virunga park director, Emmanuel de Merode, who can see a day when European funding for its hydropower projects might dry up, is busy activating his Brussels networks. [...] (185 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 SENEGAL Business 02/06/2020 Nexeya and Leonardo face stiff competition as Rear Admiral Diagne retires 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 Access the free section On the same subject DRC 30/09/2019 Who backs Belgian prince Emmanuel de Merode's hydro projects? It's not only traditional donor institutions that back Emmanuel de Merode's power plants in North Kivu: billionaires, film stars, diplomats and an energy expert also help keep the electricity flowing. [...] TUNISIA 26/07/2018 Vera Jourova wants better currency control The European Union (EU) wants Tunisia to make a greater [...] IVORY COAST 21/02/2018 Belgium's emissaries angle for contracts With the support of the royal family and various lobbying diplomats, Belgian firms are carving themselves out a niche in Abidjan. [...] Spotlight DRC 29/08/2017 Who's hiding behind Oil Quest, future operator of Virunga In 2015, junior Soco International bowed to mounting pressure from environmentalists and chose to abandon its permit V located in the Virunga National Park. Now, a new company has been negotiating a renewal of the very same permit. [...] DRC 29/04/2014 Soco again under suspicion Prince Emmanuel de Merode, the Belgian conservator of the Virunga [...] Receive prompts for these topics DRC Charles Michel Emmanuel de Merode European Union Francois-Xavier de Donnea Louis Michel Mouvement Reformateur Oil Quest Holdings Soco International Virunga SARL Create a freenotification What is a notification?