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South Africa and DRC agree to remove trade obstacles

PRETORIA, November 11 – South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have committed to remove hurdles that hinder business interactions between business people of the two countries, the trade and industry department (dti) said on Saturday. The agreement and commitment emanated from discussions held during this week’s Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) seminar, […]

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Randgold finalises full commissioning of DRC Kibali gold mine

JOHANNESBURG, July 18 – Randgold Resources on Tuesday said completion of two remaining components – an underground shaft system and third hydropower plant – at the Kibali gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), remain on track despite uncertainty caused by possible changes to that country’s mining legislation. Randgold chief executive Mark Bristow […]

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400,000 children in DRC face malnutrition

JOHANNESBURG, May 25 – Deteriorating security conditions have severely disrupted life-saving interventions for children in Greater Kasai in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in recent months, putting an estimated 400,000 children at risk of severe acute malnutrition, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said. “These children are among the most vulnerable in […]