Tshisekedi's advisors at loggerheads over secret Dig Oil deal as arbitration looms
Though some of the Congolese president's advisors are still pushing to counter the South African firm's arbitration award with another lawsuit, others would prefer Tshisekedi to accept a secret deal that comes with financial compensation. [...]
$617m arbitration: Dig Oil uses upper edge to corner Tshisekedi
Threatened with a fine equal to 10% of the national budget, the Congolese president has little choice but to negotiate with Dig Oil even as Kinshasa looks for a last ditch attempt to annul the arbitral ruling in favour of the South African oil junior. [...]
Congo's $619m hot potato: who's to deal with Dig Oil over crippling arbitration award?
The DRC is coming under increasing pressure to comply with a 2018 arbitration award of hundreds of millions of dollars in favour of South African junior Dig Oil over the delayed attribution of Cuvette Central blocks. [...]