Tag: Congo

Kibali’s $500 million will be cleared to leave Congo ‘very soon’ – Barrick CEO

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Barrick Gold’s Kibali gold mining joint venture in Democratic Republic of Congo will be able to get $500 million out of the country very soon, CEO Mark...

Kibali’s $500 million will be cleared to leave Congo ‘very soon’: Barrick CEO

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Barrick Gold’s Kibali gold mining joint venture in Democratic Republic of Congo will be able to get $500 million out of the country very soon, CEO Mark...

Keep SMB’s Congo coltan mine in supply chains, says mineral tracker

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Insecurity around Société Minière de Bisunzu’s (SMB) coltan mine in Democratic Republic of Congo could get worse if it is cut out of supply chains following a...

Congo imposes 48-hour lockdown on mining province over coronavirus

Congo has imposed a two-day lockdown in one copper- and cobalt-producing province and shut down public markets in another after two people tested positive for the coronavirus on a flight to the capital of one of the provinces.

Heads of state meet to discuss economic integration of Rwanda, Uganda and Congo

In a bid to normalize ties between Rwanda and Uganda, through the fourth Quadripartite Heads of State Summit both President Paul Kagame and Yoweri Museveni met at Gatuna border. They were joined by Angolan President João Lourenço and his Congolese counterpart Félix Tshisekedi. The agenda of the meeting includes review and discussion of feedback from Uganda following a Note Verbale from Kigali dispatched on February 15. Joining CNBC Africa to speak on economic integration between countries in the region is Journalist Gonzaga Mugwana.

Congolese Entrepreneur wins $25,000 Anzisha Prize – this is what she plans to do with the money

This year’s winner of the $25,000 Anzisha Prize is Yannick Kimanuka. This young lady wanted to make sure she gave all children from her hometown in Congo, a chance at a better education, by building school’s with proper infrastructure. CNBC Africa spoke to the awardee and businesswoman.

Scientists are a step closer to curing Ebola as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival

Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo.

Focus on debt sustainability in Africa

East African economies have in the past 10 years borrowed about $29.4 billion from China to grow their transport, communication, manufacturing and energy sectors. This amount is growing and becoming a burden to repay. Alun Thomas, IMF Resident Representative for Congo joins CNBC Africa for more.
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