The Zambian government is expected to introduce a statutory instrument (SI) that will allow transacting in United States dollar at Kasumbalesa border to channel about US$40,000 from the black market into the formal system.
The Congolese national standards body (Comité national de normalisation - CNN) recently adopted a series of new COMESA harmonised standards and one new national standard as part of the county's progress towards integrating the regional economic zone.
Created in 2002 on the impetus of a Katanga-born Greek-Belgian, this Congolese NGO bases its action on an essential basic concept: respect for human beings, regardless of their origin, and for the nature around them.
Since the $8 billion debt relief to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by the World Bank and IMF in 2010, which coincided with its 50th independence anniversary, the economic future painted itself optimistically, to say the least.
Ever since the ongoing commodity slump rippled out to all corners of Africa, which is home to some of the world's richest metals deposits, thousands of miners have been fearing for their future, particularly in the Congo.
Paris opens its doors: welcome to Edmond Hôtel Paris!
This 19th Century building was once home to Edmond Rostand. After extensive renovations, the boutique 4-star hotel recently opened its doors. We decided to pay a visit.
When it comes down to transport and logistics in the DRC you don’t think about environmental samples in the first place. However, if you want to be legally compliant with environmental regulations and save yourself a truckload of potential problems, your...
It is feared production in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa’s largest producer of the red metal, will drop this year due to power supply shortages to its largest producing region but also due to cost–cutting measures taken by companies to withstan...
Glencore's recently announced plan to rescue the company, which includes halting operations at mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia, has dealt a major blow to Africa’s top two copper producing countries.
Goma. In the mid-1980’s, the Democratic Republic of Congo was officially exporting up to 130,000 tons of coffee per year, but by 2012 that figure had shriveled to 8,000 tons, owing to war, coffee disease, low prices and smuggling.