Tag: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Africa’s critical mineral value chains need to be enhanced to realize their full potential — experts

November 17, 2023

While Africa’s critical mineral reserves and mineral industry are possibly the largest in the world, if African countries are to harness the full potential of ... Read More

More Africans to be exposed to malaria mosquitoes due to rising temperatures — experts

July 25, 2023

With rising temperatures, people living in regions across Africa that were once inhospitable to malaria-carrying mosquitoes, including the mountains of eastern Ethiopia and the slopes ... Read More

Three killed in helicopter crash in DRC

July 12, 2023

Three expatriates operating a helicopter died Tuesday after the aircraft crashed a few minutes after takeoff in the town Kambove, in the Haut-Katanga Province of ... Read More

Angola, DRC close to settling 50-year oil block dispute to become joint holders

June 13, 2023

Angola and the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are reportedly inching towards a settlement of a 50-year dispute over one of their offshore ... Read More

UN condemns deadly attack in refugee camp in DRC’s Ituri province

June 13, 2023

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the ... Read More

DRC leader’s upcoming visit to China to pave way for signing of key trade, mineral deals

May 22, 2023

President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Felix Tshisekedi, will pay a state visit to China from 24-29 May where he is expected ... Read More

10 people killed in landslide in DRC in wake of flash floods

May 11, 2023

At least 10 people have died in the province of North Kivu of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) due to heavy rains, after ... Read More

Africa-China trade in 2022 surges, dwarfing commerce with US

February 1, 2023

Africa's bilateral trade with China surged to a record high in 2022, highlighting how Beijing's commercial influence over the continent continues to dwarf that of ... Read More

Congo: thousands flee advance of M23 rebels near key city of Goma

November 16, 2022

With fighting between the Congolese army and M23 rebels moving closer to the key city of Goma, thousands of people have been displaced, plunging this ... Read More

Oil exploration in DRC’s peatlands, forests draws warnings of environmental catastrophe

November 8, 2022

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) launched in July bids for 30 oil and gas blocks, with thirteen of them crossing through ... Read More