Congo-Kinshasa: Protecting Livelihoods is Key to Mining the DRC's Riches
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has the potential to become Africa's richest economy, going by the quantities of its natural resources. At the centre of the riches are… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Natural Resources Still Awash With Blood
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), mining communities mostly depend on their ability to sell what they mine to make a living. So they explore all options to reach… Read more »
March 02, 2016
Africa: Is the Illegal Trade in Congolese Minerals Financing Terror?
Many resource-rich states across the globe have used revenues from mining to finance their development. In Africa, however, a lack of sufficiently robust or effectively enforced… Read more »
January 11, 2016
Congo-Kinshasa: The True Cost of Mineral Smuggling in the DRC
There has been a soaring demand for commodities from Africa in recent years, which created a unique opportunity for the continent to plough this windfall into socio-economic… Read more »
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