Category Archives: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Zambian mining town stalks Angola DRC business

By Hicks Sikazwe

The mining town of Solwezi, 633 Kilometres North West of   Zambia’s capital Lusaka, has been transformed  into an active centre of business eying markets beyond  borders.

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Smuggling rocks Zambia-DR Congo border

By Hicks Sikazwe

Rampant smuggling of maize meal from Zambia’s Coperbelt into the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has erupted along the porous border.

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Government Announce New National Park

In about a decade now, the Democratic Republic of Congo has lost most of its forest cover, amounting to an area of about 31,000 square miles. As described by the Global Forest Watch, Congo has lost a forest area which is equivalent to the size of the country, Austria. Surprising, as it might seem, this act against nature occurred within just a period of one and half decade.  Now you can imagine the rate of wildlife loss that would result from such tremendous habitat loss and fragmentation. Edge species and native organisms are forced to seek refuge in any vegetation regardless of their perfect adaptability of ecological functioning. One of the areas in Democratic Republic of Congo which attracted and can be identified as a refuge for the organisms who once resided in the lost 31,000 square mile forest cover is the Tshuapa, Lomami, and Lualaba forest area.

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The Role of Culture in Doing Business in Africa

Navin Ravindran, VP Sales of Aluzinc Asia (Pte) Ltd

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DRC mining industry shows overwhelming support for DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi in June

Top mining pioneers and projects celebrated at DRC Mining Industry Awards

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Luanda est classée 2ème, Johannesburg 205ème et Le Cap 208ème selon l’Enquête sur le coût de la vie (Cost of Living Survey) de Mercer

Malgré les marchés mondiaux volatiles et les problèmes de sécurité toujours plus préoccupants, les organismes continuent à tirer parti de stratégies d’expansion mondiale afin de rester concurrents et de croître

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Luanda 2nd, Johannesburg 205th and Cape Town 208th According to Mercer’s Cost of Living Survey

Despite volatile global markets and growing security issues, organizations continue to leverage global expansion strategies to remain competitive and to grow

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Is your phone fueling conflicts in DRC?

Blog article by Ronald Chawatama

Animus Sustainability Portal (http://sustainabilityblog.animus-csr.com/)

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Tenke Fungurume and Ivanhoe Mines big winners at DRC Mining Industry Awards in Lubumbashi

Mining industry’s top pioneers and projects honoured during DRC Mining Week

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DRC Mining Week 2016, 8 – 9 June

Visit the DTI pavillion at DRC Mining Week 2016, 8 – 9 June, Lubumbashi, DRC

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Social Entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa’ development priorities

Is social entrepreneurship the new face of development? A recent impact report released by Reach for Change (www.Africa.Reachforchange.org) suggests it might be.

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DRC Mining Week: “We believe in this sector and in this country”

DRC Minister of Mines Martin Kabwelulu Labilo at opening session in Lubumbashi in June

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La Semaine Minière de la RDC: “Nous croyons en ce secteur et en ce pays”

Ministre des Mines de la RDC Martin Kabwelulu Labilo, invite d’honneur d’à la cérémonie d’ouverture à Lubumbashi en juin

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Orange completes the acquisition of the mobile operator Tigo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Less than three months after signing an agreement with Millicom, Orange (www.Orange.com) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Tigo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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DRC Mining Week: “We believe in this sector and in this country”

DRC Minister of Mines Martin Kabwelulu Labilo at opening session in Lubumbashi in June

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L’Institut Géographique du Congo fait appel à l’expertise d’IGN FI pour développer l’utilisation de l’information géographique en RDC

Christophe DEKEYNE, directeur général d’IGN FI s’est rendu à Kinshasa le 10 mars pour signer un accord-cadre visant à accompagner la République Démocratique du Congo dans les diverses utilisations qui peuvent être faites de l’information géographique et dans le déploiement de son institut géographique, l’IGC.

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The Geographical Institute of Congo calls on IGN FI’s expertise to develop the use of geographical information in DR Congo

Christophe DEKEYNE, the Executive Director of IGN FI visited Kinshasa on March 10th to sign a framework agreement aimed at supporting the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the various uses it can make of geographical information and in the deployment of its Geographical Institute, the IGC.

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