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"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"

"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"

The DRC elections appear to have removed Joseph Kabila but investors are advised to look closer

verisk maplecroft

22 JANUARY 2019
DR Congo: Is government intervention the real risk to watch?

DR Congo: Is government intervention the real risk to watch?

New forms of government intervention likely to top tax hikes as the key DRC worry for miners

verisk maplecroft

01 NOVEMBER 2018
Under the Co: cobalt's next frontier

Under the Co: cobalt's next frontier

BMW's ambitious plan, Nautilus's more ambitious plan, and Umicore's status quo statement

Leader Interviews

20 FEBRUARY 2018
DRC Mining Week Expo & Conference, Lubumbashi, DRC, June 23-24

DRC Mining Week Expo & Conference, Lubumbashi, DRC, June 23-24

Thousands expected to attend and hear high-calibre speakers

Events Coverage

12 JUNE 2017
"Can we one day stop mining the Earth altogether?"

"Can we one day stop mining the Earth altogether?"

Apple wants to stop sourcing its materials from the ground

Africa

20 APRIL 2017

Supply chains could be weak conflict minerals link

“We expect that there also will be relatively few audits for calendar year 2014, since most issuers are...

Africa

26 SEPTEMBER 2014

Africa has 'generational' mining skills challenge

  Randgold Resources chief Mark Bristow's belief in the long-term value of high-level underground...

Africa

21 SEPTEMBER 2014

AngloGold pulls split and rights issue proposal

Investec said what we were all thinking, Mark Bristow said what he was thinking (no surprises there),...

Africa

16 SEPTEMBER 2014

A conversation with Mark Bristow

  Mark Bristow's appetite for many things – major new gold finds, corporate evolution and regeneration,...

Africa

01 SEPTEMBER 2014

Kipoi commercial after just six weeks

Tiger Resources Ltd's Kipoi copper cathode project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been declared...

Africa

13 AUGUST 2014

A cautionary copperbelt tale: Zambia and DRC

In the face of popular and political pressure, the governments of the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

Africa

04 JULY 2014

Conflict minerals disclosure will improve, says lawyer

With the deadline for public reporting under new conflict minerals provisions now passed, some NGOs have...

Africa

04 JUNE 2014