Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...
16 Sep 2016
KINSHASA: Cobalt mined dangerously by children in the Democratic Republic of Congo could end up in the lithium batteries of smartphones and electric cars made by Apple, Samsung or Sony, Amnesty International said Tuesday, 19 January...
21 Jan 2016
Swiss mining giant Glencore, which announced last week drastic moves to cut its debt as the slump in commodities prices bites, said Monday, 14 September, it would keep 80% of staff on at a DR Congo mine despite suspending production there...
15 Sep 2015
Alphonse stands in knee-deep muddy water, a former businessman in DR Congo's southeastern mining region of Katanga...
Marc Jourdier 13 Jul 2015
The Carter Center Friday, 26 June 2015, called on the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to reveal the terms under which a state firm sold a mining concession to a subsidiary of Swiss group Glencore...
29 Jun 2015
The minerals in the south-eastern Katanga region represent potential riches for the Democratic Republic of Congo, but a lack of electricity is preventing the country from fully exploiting them...
23 Jun 2015
A definitive feasibility study (DFS) has indicated that Cominco's Hinda Phosphate Project in the Republic of Congo has the capacity to repay its $601m development cost within 26 months...
17 Jun 2015
Construction company Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon (WBHO) reported a 20.2% decline in diluted headline earnings per share (HEPS) from 729.0c a year ago to 581.5c for the six months to December .
25 Feb 2014
President Jacob Zuma says South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must explore ways to stimulate trade and investment between the two countries.
31 Oct 2013
AngloGold Ashanti said on Wednesday (25 September) that the Kibali Gold Mine‚ a joint venture with Randgold Resources‚ has successfully delivered its first gold early and within budget.
26 Sep 2013
Economies in sub-Saharan Africa will ride out the bumpy global recovery in the next few years to post growth rates not seen outside Asia, the IMF said in its latest economic forecasts Tuesday (16 April).
17 Apr 2013