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Burkina Faso, DR Congo and Morocco join Africa Finance Corporation
10-06-2021 | 08:01:00
In a milestone for its pan-Africa mission, Africa Finance Corporation, one of the region’s biggest investors in infrastructure development, has announced that it has exceeded 30 member states, representing more than half the continent.
Gridworks, AEE Power and Eranove sign concession agreements with DRC on $100m solar-hybrid power project
04-06-2021 | 08:28:00
A consortium led by Gridworks including Eranove and AEE Power, signed three concession agreements with the Ministry of Hydraulic Resources and Electricity of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Ivanhoe pledges net-zero greenhouse gas emissions at Kamoa-Kakula Copper Mine in DRC
20-05-2021 | 09:38:00
Ivanhoe Mines announced it has pledged to achieve net-zero operational greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1 and 2) at the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mastercard collaborates with Billetera to introduce digital payment solutions in DR Congo
12-05-2021 | 08:35:45
The partnership aims to support the vision of the DRC Government, which under the leadership of President Felix Tshisekedi has an ambitious digitization programme.
Angola’s National Oil, Gas and Biofuel’s Agency opens Congo, Kwanza Blocks in ongoing bid round
05-05-2021 | 08:02:00
This latest call to tender is part of the agency's ongoing 2019-2025 hydrocarbons licensing strategy.
Equity unveils EquityBCDC in the Democratic Republic of Congo
23-04-2021 | 08:30:24
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled the new brand of EquityBCDC, a subsidiary of Kenya’s Equity Group Holdings in the Democratic Republic of Congo, located on the 18th floor of Equity Centre building in Kinshasa.
IITA promotes agriculture as a business for smallholder farmers in DR Congo
19-04-2021 | 09:19:44
The fair’s general objective was to highlight IITA’s research contribution, with the support of its partners, in favor of smallholder farmers in South Kivu.
How cold chain technology is enhancing healthcare in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
19-04-2021 | 09:09:00
The introduction of solar-powered fridges is helping DRC to safely store vaccines in health care centers, from which they can be administered to people and could benefit the country’s wider healthcare system.
NAS launches ground handling operations in Democratic Republic of Congo
16-04-2021 | 11:18:48
National Aviation Services (NAS), the aviation services provider in emerging markets, announced the launch of its operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
EU allocates €54.5m to Africa's Great Lakes region
14-04-2021 | 12:53:00
The EU announced a new funding of €54.5 million in humanitarian aid devoted to the most vulnerable people affected by human-made or natural disasters, epidemics, and displacement in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
[Interview] Gad Akonkwa, PDG, JUNAF DRC
02-04-2021 | 15:08:20
Gad Akonkwa est le PDG de JUNAF, une entreprise agroalimentaire qui est spécialisée dans la transformation des jus de fruits et legumes en République Démocratique du Congo.
DRC signs a public private partnership with Insolation Solaire Inc
02-04-2021 | 13:53:18
The Founder & CEO of Insolation Solaire Inc., a Canadian solar energy startup, signed a Public Private Partnership with the DRC to deploy its novel solar optical module technology called “Oriens Duo”.
Smile Telecoms receives $51 million funding to boost operations
01-04-2021 | 13:27:00
Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd., a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has announced that its RP (Restructuring Plan) has been approved and agreed with the lenders.
[Interview] Daniel Wa Mukina, PDG, DIMbusiness family, DRC
29-03-2021 | 12:35:00
Daniel Wa Mukina est le PDG de DIMbusiness family, une firme congolaise de futurs créateurs d'entreprises donnant un sens aux projets des entrepreneurs ainsi que lever les fonds pour financer les différents projets.
Green Climate Fund approves $80m in FAO-led projects in Congo and Jordan
23-03-2021 | 10:57:00
Two FAO-designed projects, one focusing on agroforestry in sub-Saharan Africa and the other on water management in the Near East, received $80 million, paving the way to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.
Liquid expands to DRC with 2,500km fibre network
22-03-2021 | 07:13:00
Liquid Telecom, which this week changed its name, has expanded its terrestrial fibre network to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the first time.
Equity receives $75m from AGF to support MSMEs in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and DRC
16-03-2021 | 10:10:00
The African Guarantee Fund (AGF) and Equity Group signed an agreement which will provide a $75 million guarantee fund to four of Equity’s bank subsidiaries within the Group.
[DRC] Bboxx partners with UNCDF to scale clean cooking access
15-03-2021 | 08:44:18
Bboxx is announcing a new partnership with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), to scale access to LPG clean cooking services in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
DRC holds rollout of AstraZeneca vaccine as a precautionary measure
15-03-2021 | 08:23:23
The Democratic Republic of Congo has postponed its AstraZeneca vaccination rollout campaign, originally set to begin on Monday, March 15th.
DR Congo plans cooking gas pilot scheme
15-03-2021 | 07:06:52
In order to ensure the DRC’s supply of cooking gas, the State is currently piloting a project that, once completed, will also help protect the environment.
FAO to provide livelihood assistance to nearly 49 million people in 2021
12-03-2021 | 07:30:47
As the COVID-19 pandemic, conflict and climate-related crises drive acute levels of hunger higher, FAO is seeking $1.1 billion in 2021 to save the lives and livelihoods of some of the world's most food-insecure people.
Researcher explores native grass for improving livestock productivity in DR Congo
09-03-2021 | 12:03:29
With a population of close to 90 million people, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which is the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa, boasts 90 million hectares of pasture that can support 40 million heads of cattle and produce 1.5 million tonnes of beef per year.
The African Development Bank to introduce first women beneficiaries of AFAWA Guarantee
08-03-2021 | 08:07:00
The AFAWA Guarantee for Growth program targets financial institutions to increase their appetite to lend to women who are known to be better payers
Raxio Group to launch data centres in DR Congo
05-03-2021 | 08:01:00
The Raxio Group has announced that it is establishing and investing in ‘Raxio Kinshasa’, the first in a series of state-of-the-art, privately owned, carrier-neutral, data centres in the DRC.
[DRC] More than 1.7 million COVID-19 vaccines arrived
03-03-2021 | 10:05:00
More than 1.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in Kinshasa, the capital of the DRC.
Smile Telecoms announces changes in its leadership
22-02-2021 | 08:05:00
Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd., a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, announced after its board meeting, significant changes in the leadership of the Group's board and management.
Nuran partners with Orange to deepen rural connectivity in DR Congo
19-02-2021 | 09:52:51
Under the terms of the agreement with Orange DRC, NuRAN is partnering with Orange DRC for the purpose of constructing and operating 2,000 new NuRAN towers over the next 40 months throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
UN Emergency Fund allocates $15m for Ebola response in DRC, Guinea
17-02-2021 | 14:54:00
The UN Emergency Fund has allocated $15 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in response to Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Equity Group appoints Yves Cuypers as Regional Director for Central and Southern Africa
15-02-2021 | 13:44:00
Equity Group appointed Yves Cuypers as the first Equity Group Holdings Regional Director in charge of the Central and Southern Africa.
10MW solar power plant to be built in DR Congo with Egypt’s support
10-02-2021 | 10:04:00
The Democratic Republic of Congo has just signed an agreement with Egypt for the establishment of a solar power plant in the Central African country.
FAO welcomes €40m from Germany to help farmers withstand shocks and extreme climate events
09-02-2021 | 10:13:00
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomed a €40 million contribution from Germany to help farmers and fishers withstand threats like COVID-19 and extreme climate events.
[DRC] DR Congo's President Tshisekedi becomes African Union chairman
08-02-2021 | 09:36:00
The DRC's President Félix Tshisekedi has now taken over the helm of the African Union to serve as the chairman for one-year.
[DRC] New Ebola case detected in eastern Congo, health ministry says
08-02-2021 | 08:07:00
KINSHASA - A woman has contracted Ebola and died in a new case of the virus detected in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo near the city of Butembo, the health ministry said on Sunday.
Equity Bank Congo, Banque Commerciale Du Congo receive regulatory approval for merger
05-01-2021 | 12:51:00
Equity Group Holdings (EGH) received regulatory approval to merge Equity Bank Congo (EBC) and Banque Commerciale Du Congo (BCDC) to form a new bank - Equity Banque Commercial du Congo (EquityBCDC).
Education Cannot Wait approves $22.2m for multi-year resilience programme in DRC
22-12-2020 | 07:35:00
Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced $22.2 million in catalytic investment grants to accelerate education in emergency response in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Gridworks wins bid to run Essor project in the Democratic Republic of Congo
09-12-2020 | 11:51:48
Gridworks, the company set up to develop and invest in electricity networks across Africa, welcomed the announcement that a consortium it is leading has been appointed preferred bidder for the Essor A2E Initiative (Essor) in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
AfDB grants additional $3.5m to Central African Republic for electricity interconnection project with DRC
01-12-2020 | 15:12:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), granted an additional donation of $3.52 million to the Central African Republic to help the country to complete the first phase of an electricity interconnection project with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Bboxx, USAID partner to expand clean cooking access in DRC
27-11-2020 | 15:07:00
USAID’s Pay As You Go Liquid Petroleum Gas Program awarded a grant to Bboxx to test and scale up LPG technology in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Bboxx secures $4m loan from FEI OGEF to accelerate energy access in DRC
20-11-2020 | 11:31:00
Bboxx, a next generation utility, has secured a $4 million loan from the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (FEI OGEF), a debt fund managed by Lion’s Head Global Partners (LHGP), to accelerate Bboxx’s operations in the DRC.
11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared over
20-11-2020 | 07:39:35
An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is over, the government announced after a five-month response supported by the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners.
Airlink launches new route to connect South Africa and DRC
18-11-2020 | 10:37:38
Airlink, the privately-owned and independent regional airline, will connect South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) when it launches its new scheduled passenger flights between Johannesburg and Lubumbashi on 30 November 2020.
NAS wins new ground handling license in Democratic Republic of Congo
12-11-2020 | 07:32:00
National Aviation Services (NAS), the airport services provider, has been awarded a new ground handling license - Certificat d’Operateur d’Assistance en Escale (COEA) by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
OPEC Fund finances water and agricultural projects in DR Congo
10-11-2020 | 15:17:36
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) is providing two loans totaling $45 million to help increase the supply of potable water and boost food security in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Samsung, BMW, BASF target DR Congo artisanal mining cooperatives with new trainings
06-11-2020 | 08:29:50
The cross-industry initiative “Cobalt for Development” has started trainings for twelve artisanal mining cooperatives in October in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Crown Agents Bank partners with VODACASH SA to facilitate mobile payments in DRC
30-09-2020 | 12:14:51
Crown Agents Bank has collaborated with VODACASH SA in the innovating project of enabling international mobile payments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through the M-Pesa brand.
WHO warns against potential Ebola spread in DRC and beyond
14-09-2020 | 08:15:45
Ebola is spreading in a western province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), raising fears that the disease could reach neighbouring Republic of Congo and even the capital, Kinshasa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
Perenco to produce electricity in DRC
09-09-2020 | 12:15:00
The Ministers’ Council of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has approved Perenco’s proposition to launch an electricity production project in the country.
USAID announces additional $15m to help fight Ebola in DRC
08-09-2020 | 11:04:00
The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced more than $15 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help end the outbreak of Ebola in Équateur Province in DRC.
President Tshisekedi launches solar power plant construction in DRC
21-08-2020 | 09:49:17
Construction works for phase 1 of a 600 MW photovoltaic plant in the Menkao district of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was launched by H.E. President Felix Tshisekedi.
Nespresso launches organic coffee range in US as part of coffee revival plan in DR Congo
20-08-2020 | 08:02:00
Nespresso has announced a long-term commitment to revive the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) coffee industry, under its unique Reviving Origins program.
Democratic Republic of Congo expresses strong political will for gas monetization projects
17-08-2020 | 15:57:00
Surrounded by major African oil & gas producers Republic of Congo and Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has so far remained relatively absent of Africa’s league of hydrocarbons producers.
More help needed to save millions from hunger in the Democratic Republic of Congo
17-08-2020 | 08:38:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warns millions of lives could be lost in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) due to hunger unless the international community steps up with more help.
[Kenya] Equity Group Holdings completes acquisition of majority stake in Banque Commerciale Du Congo
11-08-2020 | 15:05:00
Equity Group Holdings PLC has announced the completion of its acquisition of 66.53 per cent stake in the Banque Commerciale Du Congo (BCDC) at a cost of $95 Million.
The U.S. announces $7.5m to contain Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
11-08-2020 | 08:46:00
The United States, through the USAID, is providing more than $7.5 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help end the 11th outbreak of Ebola in Équateur Province in Northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola cases rise, surpasses previous outbreak
17-07-2020 | 11:38:00
Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Equateur Province continues to grow, causing major concern as the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners face critical funding gaps.
COMESA's FEMCOM embarks on $2.3m project to support DR Congo women in business
08-07-2020 | 12:23:00
The COMESA National Federation of National Associations of Women in Business (FEMCOM) Chapter in DR Congo has embarked on a $2.3 million project to support women in business.
DRC, IFAD partner for better nutrition, resilience for small-scale farmers
04-07-2020 | 11:26:00
IFAD announced support for a new programme in the DRC to reduce poverty, increase productivity and incomes, improve food and nutrition security, and build the resilience of more than 410,000 small-scale farmers households.
DRC government and TMEA set to begin construction of the One Stop Border Post at Mahagi
03-07-2020 | 13:15:00
The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) are working on the construction of the One-Stop Border Post (OSBP) at Mahagi in Ituri Province, on the border with Uganda.
Security Council extends arms, travel restrictions on DR Congo
26-06-2020 | 12:54:00
The Security Council renewed the sanctions regime imposed on the Democratic Republic of the Congo for one year, while extending for 13 months the mandate of a Group of Experts tasked with assisting in the oversight of those measures.
Red Cross calls for swift, extensive response to the new Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
05-06-2020 | 09:25:00
More than 150 trained Red Cross volunteers have been deployed as part of a first wave of response to the latest Ebola outbreak in the Équateur Province, in the western part of Democratic Republic of the Congo.
African Development Bank mobilizes more than $13m to support the CEMAC zone and DR Congo
04-06-2020 | 09:46:00
The African Development Bank granted Abidjan a funding of $13.55 million to support the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic within the Economic and Monetary Community Central Africa (CEMAC) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Gilat Telecom completes world's first trials of SD-WAN for both satellite and fiber in Africa
22-04-2020 | 16:32:03
Gilat Telecom has announced the commercial availability of its Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) for both satellite and fiber networks after extensive testing by a major pan-African operator.
DRC to receive $47 million from World Bank to fight the Coronavirus pandemic
06-04-2020 | 11:07:00
The World Bank Group approved $47 million in financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to fund the emergency response to the COVID-19 epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Konnect Africa targets 3,600 DR Congo schools with high speed internet
26-03-2020 | 15:26:00
Konnect Africa, Schoolap and Flash Services have announced a Memorandum of Understanding to connect several thousand schools across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the Internet.
Germany targets DR Congo farmers with $54 million investment
12-03-2020 | 07:05:00
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has contributed $54 million to a resilience building programme in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Germany contributes Eur 50 million to strengthen resilience in Eastern DRC
05-03-2020 | 08:05:00
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has contributed EUR 50 million to a resilience building programme to be implemented by FAO, UNICEF and WFP in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Openserve completes repair of SAT3/WASC line offshore Congo
25-02-2020 | 07:55:00
South Africa's Openserve says it has received confirmation from the cable ship Leon Thevenin that the portion of the SAT3/WASC repair offshore Congo has been completed.
DRC Government and General Electric sign infrastructure agreement
13-02-2020 | 10:37:00
The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and General Electric have announced signing of an MoU in infrastructure projects enabling the increase in the supply of electric energy and health modernization programs.
SES’s and Gilat Telecom’s resilient network restores connectivity in Africa
11-02-2020 | 10:32:00
High-performance internet connectivity was restored in the Democratic Republic of Congo within just four days after the West Africa Cable System undersea cable cut.
DRC partners with AVZ Power to refurbish Mpiana-Mwanga hydro-electric power station
04-02-2020 | 09:26:00
AVZ Minerals announces that its subsidiary AVZ Power, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the DRC Ministry of Hydraulic Resources and Energy to investigate refurbishment of the MpianaMwanga hydro-electric power station.
DPO Group extends operations to Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire and DR Congo
28-01-2020 | 08:30:00
DPO Group, a payments technology company in Africa, has announced that it is now operating in Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of Congo in francophone Africa.
Bboxx partners with DRC for affordable, reliable and clean electricity to 10 million people by 2024
24-01-2020 | 12:43:00
Bboxx, a British next generation utility company signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to bring affordable, reliable and clean electricity to 10 million citizens by 2024.
[Congo] Anglo African Oil & Gas enters a put and call option agreement with Zenith
15-01-2020 | 15:33:04
Anglo African Oil & Gas, an independent oil and gas developer has entered into a term sheet for a put and call option agreement with Zenith Energy over the residual holding of 20 per cent in AAOG Congo.
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program announces new grants to fight hunger, poverty in FCV countries
17-12-2019 | 06:45:00
The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) announced that seven projects in countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV) will receive grants totaling $97.6 million.
OPEC Fund approves $310m to finance new development projects across the globe
12-12-2019 | 08:05:00
The Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has approved US$310 million of new funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.
EU allocates €50 million to fight Ebola and malnutrition in DR Congo
03-12-2019 | 07:54:00
The European Commission has announced €50 million to help the most vulnerable people affected by the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
[DR Congo] Development Banks linked to palm oil abuses
26-11-2019 | 12:57:16
Four European banks are financing a palm oil company that is violating workers’ rights and dumping untreated waste, Human Rights Watch said in a report.
IITA launches tissue culture laboratory in DR Congo
19-11-2019 | 13:42:00
IITA, Kalambo station, newly inaugurated as the President Olusegun Obasanjo Research Campus, has commissioned a new tissue culture laboratory.
PhosAgro Group signs partnership with Kropz to promote fertilizer use in South Africa, Ghana and DR Congo
25-10-2019 | 10:22:00
PhosAgro Group, one of the world's leading producers of phosphate-based fertilizers, and Kropz plc., an emerging African phosphate producer, have signed a memorandum of understanding.
[DR Congo] Brussels Airlines launches seven weekly flights to Kinshasa
17-10-2019 | 08:12:00
Belgium national carrier Brussels Airlines is now operating seven flights per week to Kinshasa again.
[Column] Koketso Lediga: Infrastructure and energy are key to a new economic journey in the Democratic Republic of Congo
02-10-2019 | 08:12:00
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), sub-Saharan Africa’s largest country, is known for being a tough place to do business but also one of unexploited economic potential.
Accor signs 3-property deal to introduce Novotel brand in the DRC
26-09-2019 | 09:48:00
Accor, a leading augmented hospitality group, has announced the debut of its successful midscale brand Novotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
European Commission announces €34 million humanitarian funding in African Great Lakes region
19-09-2019 | 09:37:43
The European Commission has announced €34.275 million in humanitarian funding to help the most vulnerable people in the Great Lakes region in Africa.
[Column] NJ Ayuk: Between extortion and the sanctity of Petroleum contracts in Nigeria, DRC and Senegal
21-08-2019 | 11:22:00
Last week, a UK commercial court gave reason to a claim by engineering company P&ID, which demands over USD$9 billion from the Nigerian government over a failed gas deal.
Food situation worsens for refugees in Malawi, urgent support required
08-08-2019 | 09:18:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Malawi is deeply concerned about the worsening food situation for approximately 40,000 refugees and asylum-seekers following a cut in the amount of food assistance they receive.
World Bank mobilizes US$300 million to finance the Ebola response in Democratic Republic of Congo
25-07-2019 | 08:27:40
The World Bank Group announced that it is mobilizing up to US$300 million to scale up support for the global response to the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
AfDB signs agreement to open Central Africa regional headquarters in Yaoundé, Cameroon
09-07-2019 | 08:22:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group signed an agreement with Cameroon to open its regional headquarters in the country’s capital, Yaoundé, reinforcing its goal to get closer to member states.
N'Djamena, Kinshasa, Libreville and Lagos are Africa’s most expensive cities, Mercer Survey
26-06-2019 | 13:25:00
According to Mercer's 25th annual Cost of Living Survey N'Djamena, Chad takes the lead as the highest-ranking city in Africa.
South African companies pleased with trade leads obtained from the DRC
25-06-2019 | 09:33:00
Most of the South African companies that were funded by dti to participate in the 15th edition of the DRC Mining Week exhibition say it has produced good trade leads and tangible results for them.
Afreximbank expresses interest in Brazzaville-Kinshasa Bridge
03-06-2019 | 07:53:27
The African Export-Import Bank is interested in participating in the syndicated facility for the construction of the bridge between Brazzaville and Kinshasa to link the two Congos.
BBOXX and Victron Energy to deliver pay-as-you-go solar solutions in DR Congo
16-05-2019 | 09:19:00
BBOXX, a provider of off-grid solar home solutions for rural communities in Africa has entered into an agreement with Victron Energy to provide solar solutions to households across Democratic Republic of Congo.
DR Congo and Barrick renew commitment to develop gold mining industry
04-04-2019 | 11:29:09
DR Congo’s newly elected President Felix Tshisekedi and Barrick Gold Corporation’s Executive Chairman John Thornton have confirmed their partnership to develop the country’s gold mining industry.
RwandAir to launch three weekly direct flights to Kinshasa DR Congo
04-04-2019 | 09:29:36
RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda has announced that it will launch flights to Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) effective 17th April, 2019.
AfDB approves $20 million facility for Green Mini-Grid Program in DRC
28-03-2019 | 13:34:13
The AfDB Board has approved the allocation of $20 million in loans to the Democratic Republic of Congo, to support renewable-based mini-grid solutions to the off-grid cities of Isiro, Bumba and Genema.
FSD Africa and Equity Bank Congo target one million people in financial inclusion drive
21-03-2019 | 10:54:00
Farmers, youth, women and small businesses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will gain better access to financial services following the launch of a new project between FSD Africa and Equity Bank Congo.
[South Africa] AngloGold Ashanti grows margins and cash flow, charts path forward
21-02-2019 | 09:03:00
AngloGold Ashanti achieved guidance for the sixth consecutive year, with improved margins driving significant growth in free cash flow generation.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers acquires stake in BBOXX as it expands to off-grid solar market
16-01-2019 | 12:42:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers has acquired through its African Infrastructure Investment Fund 3 a minority stake in BBOXX’s operations in East Africa.
[DR Congo] Armadale sells Mpokote Gold Project to African Royalty Company
11-01-2019 | 14:02:00
Armadale has entered into final formal sale agreement with African Royalty Company Limited for the sale of the Mpokoto Gold Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
[Angola] Webcor Group acquires Lactiango for $30 million
09-01-2019 | 10:24:17
Lactiangol, Angola's main dairy unit, has been acquired by the Webcor group, in a deal valued at $30 million.