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Congo President Joseph Kabila and Family Worth Millions

Congo President Joseph Kabila and his family own stakes in more than 80 companies at home and abroad that are likely worth tens of millions of dollars, a report by a U.S.-based body said on Thursday. Read more

Joseph Kabila Security Forces and Local Militias Accused of Killing 3,400

The Catholic church in the Democratic Republic of Congo has accused security forces and local militias of killing almost 3,400 people and destroying 20 villages in the central Kasai region. Read more

Dan Gertler Is There A Future In Congo?

“Nothing happens in Congo without Dan Gertler and Gertler can do nothing without playing the Israeli card,” said an advisor to an international mining conglomerate. Read more

Glencore Studying Raising Stake in Congo Mine With Dan Gertler

GLENCORE was “considering its strategic options” in respect of its $1.8bn Mutanda Mining Company, a producer of copper and cobalt that mines in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Read more

Joseph Kabila Is Proving How Easy It Is To Hold Power In Central Africa

Scores of anti-Kabila protesters were killed last week in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as they marched on the streets of the capital Kinshasa and other cities in the Central African nation while calling for president Joseph Kabila to step down. Read more

U.S. and Europe Urged To Investigate Money Laundering Scheme In Congo

Government officials in the United States and Europe are being urged to take action against a suspected money laundering scheme in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Read more

Mandate Expires For Congo’s Dictator Joseph Kabila

Gunfire rang out across Congo’s capital and protesters poured into the streets as President Joseph Kabila made a last-ditch attempt to cling to power, appointing a new government five minutes before his two-term limit was due to expire. Read more