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Helios pulls out of LSE listing

Helios Towers, an African mobile phone towers operator, has ditched plans to list on the London Stock Exchange after the value of the shares being offered fell below shareholder expectations.…

Don’t let the sun set on democracy in Africa

The role of governments is to manage institutions that promote development, good governance and the rule of law, while making efforts to empower their citizens and increase their role in the governance of the country.…

Conflict mineral rules at risk

The United States federal government is planning to lift its regulations on the import of ‘conflict minerals’, threatening the progress already made on the issue.…

DR Congo plots $700m mining sector investment

Gecamines, the state-owned company of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has drawn up ambitious plans to reinvigorate its role in the country’s mining industry.…

Matata Ponyo boosts investment in DRC on Netherlands visit

The head of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) travelled across the Netherlands for three days, stacking up meetings with Dutch officials, private sector representatives and key stakeholders in the diaspora and Dutch-Congolese relations, with one simple message: invest in the heart of Africa!…