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Cautious optimism in Africa’s mining sector

After five difficult years, some high-profile analysts think that 2019 could see an improvement in Africa’s mining sector, although much will depend on whether the US-China trade dispute is settled.…

Mining amid regime change in the DRC

Félix Tshisekedi, the new president in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was critical of the country’s new mining code during his electoral campaign, but prospects for repeal or amendment are slim, contends Tom Collins

After a contentious election period in the DRC, the country’s electoral commission announced in January that Félix Tshisekedi had emerged victorious in the presidential elections.…

Africa seeks more from mining

For nearly six hours senior mining executives met privately with President Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa to debate the controversial mining code proposed for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).