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AIIM acquires 50% stake in airport holding company, SEGAP
03-07-2018 | 10:39:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers today announces its acquisition of a 50% stake in Société d’Exploitation et de Gestion Aéroportuaires, a holding company with an established portfolio of airport investments across West and Central Africa.
[DR Congo] BBOXX to connect 2.5 million citizens to renewable energy
13-06-2018 | 13:39:31
BBOXX, a next generation utility, has signed a pioneering deal with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which will bring reliable, renewable electricity to 2.5 million citizens in the DRC by 2020.
Construction of dry port commissioned at the DRC- Zambia border
05-06-2018 | 10:46:00
Initial steps towards the construction of a $300 million dry port at Kasumbalesa border post, on the DR Congo and Zambia has begun following the commissioning of the project.
Nestlé announces reorganization in Sub-Saharan Africa
29-05-2018 | 10:20:00
Today Nestlé announces a reorganization in Sub-Saharan Africa. These changes will ensure its Sub-Saharan Africa business continues on a healthy growth path, delivering affordable nutrition to as wide a population as possible.
Cease oil exploration efforts in Greater Virunga landscape, Civil Society tells Uganda and DR Congo
22-05-2018 | 16:26:00
The GLACCNR coalition is ready to mobilise and work with host communities to resist plans by Uganda and the DRC to conduct oil activities in the Greater Virunga
Congolese young woman develops new alternative technology to equalise battery power
10-05-2018 | 10:29:00
A Congolese young woman has developed a new alternative technology that could lead to longer-life batteries for EVs and is also relevant to grid stations, satellites and other energy storage systems.
[Column] NJ Ayuk: Congo and OPEC - A marriage of mutual need
01-05-2018 | 08:17:00
The Republic of the Congo has suffered dearly during the oil collapse; and Congolese President Denis Nguesso has pledged that the country would no longer be sitting on the side lines, suffering the effects of global decision-making in the oil industry without a voice.
NovoMoto in the last stage of installing 100 solar lighting equipment in DR Congo
30-04-2018 | 12:20:00
NovoMoto, a spinoff from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is finishing its first 100 solar lighting installations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
UNECA launches campaign to have Central African states operationalize preferential tariff to ease trade
19-04-2018 | 10:30:00
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is launching a campaign to have all countries of the Economic Community of Central African States operationalize the ECCAS Preferential Tariff one of the instruments for easing trade in the zone.
flydubai marks Africa expansion with Kinshasa inaugural
16-04-2018 | 07:00:00
Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight touched down yesterday at N'djili Airport (Kinshasa International Airport - FIH). flydubai will operate daily flights to N’djili Airport with an enroute stop in Entebbe.
DR Congo and Uganda among countries to benefit from new Technoserve specialty coffee projects
05-04-2018 | 06:56:45
Nonprofit organization TechnoServe has announced four initiatives to boost the livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers. Over the next five years, these new projects are expected to benefit nearly 90,000 farmers in four countries.
Ethiopian Airlines launches three new flights to DRC and Madagascar
03-04-2018 | 08:43:00
Ethiopian Airlines has launched three new flights to Kisangani and Mbuji Mayi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Nosy-Be in Madagascar.
DP World wins 30 year concession for Greenfield Port of Banana in the Democratic Republic of Congo
26-03-2018 | 07:02:57
DP World has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[DR Congo] Rawbank receives $15 million loan from Africa Development Bank to finance capital needs
15-03-2018 | 06:23:53
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has granted a $15 million loan to Congolese bank Rawbank, the country's largest commercial bank with 24 per cent market share and 300,000 customers.
Afreximbank, Development Bank of Central African States in pact to promote trade and regional integration
14-03-2018 | 06:08:24
The African Export-Import Bank, Afreximbank, and the Development Bank of Central African States have entered into a memorandum of understanding to harmonize their efforts in the promotion of trade and regional integration.
Democratic Republic of Congo's government reinstates illegal logging concessions in breach of its own moratorium
22-02-2018 | 06:00:00
The Congolese Minister of Environment, Amy Ambatobe, has reinstated 6,500 km² of logging concessions that were cancelled in August 2016 by the then Environment Minister Robert Bopolo.
Flydubai to start daily flights to DR Congo from April
15-02-2018 | 06:40:00
Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of flights to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from 15 April.
African Development Bank provides $21 million for Central Africa fiber backbone project
25-01-2018 | 06:15:21
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will work towards the realization of a system for fiber optic interconnection between the Central African Republic, Cameroon and Congo.
BBOXX unveils pay-as-you-go solar systems in DR Congo
17-01-2018 | 11:52:03
BBOXX, a next generation utility, has launched large pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar systems in towns and cities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
LCB Bank and Mastercard working together to contribute to the Republic of Congo's economy transformation
23-11-2017 | 06:38:40
LCB Bank, a subsidiary of BMCE Bank Of Africa Morocco Group, and Mastercard have announced their partnership focused on digitizing the Congo's financial economy in support of the countries desire to financially empower its citizens.
South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo to remove obstacles to doing business
13-11-2017 | 10:32:00
South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo have committed to remove hurdles that hinder business interactions between business people of the two countries.
Cape Town winemakers look for trade opportunities in Democratic Republic of Congo
02-11-2017 | 05:33:57
Two Cape Town winemaking companies are optimistic that the Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will give them an opportunity to expand their footprint to the DRC and neighbouring countries.
Dangote Cement strengthen pan African market volume, appoint acting CEO for Congo operation
23-10-2017 | 12:59:46
Pan African cement manufacturer, the Dangote Cement has maintained its strong hold in the Nigeria domestic cement market accounting for 65 percent of the Nigerian market volume.
AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries
20-10-2017 | 06:58:00
The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.
Moneytrans launches first mobile money transfer application in Democratic Republic of Congo
18-09-2017 | 06:30:20
Moneytrans, a fintech company serving migrants has launched a smart and convenient mobile application that can send money in minutes, in and out of Africa, to one of its 250,000 points.
Guinea and DR Congo join Africa50
14-09-2017 | 06:06:00
Pan-African infrastructure investment platform Africa50, has welcomed Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo as its latest members.
Pact and Microsoft expand fight against child labour in DR Congo mining
31-08-2017 | 05:45:00
Pact and Microsoft Corp. have announced an expanded partnership to address child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
[Startup Interview] Mike Bondo, CEO and Co founder, McShop, Democratic Republic of Congo
06-07-2017 | 12:13:00
A high demand for South African products by people in his native country of DR Congo on perceived quality, was the spark that inspired Mike Bondo to start an online shop dubbed McShop connecting buyers to local and international brands
Digital innovation driving growth and competition in DRC mining sector - Ali Bofulo
29-06-2017 | 12:32:00
Digital innovation is driving transformation within the local mining sector. This shift, according to leading converged ICT solutions provider, iWayAfrica, is driving growth and becoming a key differentiator within the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Jeweller completes first export of responsible and conflict free artisanal gold from Eastern Congo to Canada
27-06-2017 | 05:23:04
Partnership Africa Canada and Fair Trade Jewellery Co. has announced the first export of conflict-free and traceable artisanal gold from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Canada.
Hong Kong bans import of poultry meat and products from Democratic Republic of Congo
31-05-2017 | 09:05:00
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has banned the import of poultry meat and products, including poultry eggs from DR Congo following outbreaks of high pathogenic H5 avian influenza
First responsible and conflict-free gold supply chain operational in Eastern Congo
17-05-2017 | 12:05:00
Partnership Africa Canada has announced the Just Gold project has successfully implemented a system to trace legal and conflict-free artisanal gold in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
[Rwanda] Construction of $2 million cross border market facilities takes off
27-04-2017 | 14:36:00
Construction of new and modern cross border market facilities worth $2.2 million has commenced in Rusizi at the border of Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following the ground breaking ceremony. Hon. Francois Kanimba, the Minister for Trade, Industry and East African Affairs (MINEACOM) presided over the event.
Drastic reduction in Neglected Tropical Diseases during the past 5 years - WHO
20-04-2017 | 07:56:24
In the African Region which alone bears 40% of the population suffering from NTDs, great strides have been made in the past years. Togo has just eliminated Lymphatic Filariasis as a public health problem.
Cross border trade between EAC member states and DR Congo eased with new agreement
10-04-2017 | 05:34:23
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to facilitate projects that will improve cross border trade and enhance trade links between the country and East Africa Community member states.
Nine African countries commit to protect Congo Basin with Blue Fund
10-03-2017 | 07:19:43
Ministers from nine African nations (Morocco, Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo and Rwanda) have today gathered in Oyo at the invitation of the President of the Republic of the Congo to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the creation of the Congo Basin Blue Fund.
Republic of Congo to receive $250 million Afreximbank support for oil fields strategic plan
06-02-2017 | 11:15:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Government of the Republic of Congo have signed a facility agreement under which the Bank will provide $250 million in future flow pre-financing to meet the Government’s strategic plan for its oil fields.