Congo Faces Pivotal Poll After 2 Years of Delays

The December 23 elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo are the country’s most important in more than a decade. After delaying a new poll for two years, longtime President Joseph Kabila is stepping aside. …

Experts: Millions Invested But Gold Mining ‘Under-Exploited’ in W. Africa

Mining companies have invested at least $5 billion toward gold exploration in West Africa in the last decade but significant reserves are under-exploited, mineral industry experts said on Tuesday.

Delegates at the Ecomof mining and …

Experts: Millions Invested But Gold Mining ‘Under-Exploited’ in W. Africa

Mining companies have invested at least $5 billion toward gold exploration in West Africa in the last decade but significant reserves are under-exploited, mineral industry experts said on Tuesday.

Delegates at the Ecomof mining and …

EU Renews Congo Sanctions Ahead of Presidential Election

The European Union renewed sanctions on Monday against the ruling coalition’s candidate for presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, and 13 other senior officials.

The decision is likely to worsen relations …

EU Renews Congo Sanctions Ahead of Presidential Election

The European Union renewed sanctions on Monday against the ruling coalition’s candidate for presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, and 13 other senior officials.

The decision is likely to worsen relations …