DRC: Military court sentences 51 citizens to death over the death of two UN experts

A military court in the Democratic Republic of Congo has sentenced 51 people to death over the death of two UN investigators in 2017. Judgement for the mass trial was declared on Saturday, January 29th, 2022. Whilst some of the accused represented personally, some were in absentia.    The two UN experts, Zaida Catalan, a […]

Rwanda and the DRC organized trade fair to boost cross-border trade

Representatives from Rwanda and their African counterparts from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) organized a trade fair as part of plans to boost cross-border trade and business relation between the two countries. The said event happened on Monday December 20, 2021 in Rwanda. With the fair, the two countries created a platform whereby representatives […]

DRC to commence domestic battery manufacturing to add value to its cobalt and copper

The growing shift from fuel to electric powered vehicles means a dependency on countries rich in the relevant resources. Multinational auto-makers depend heavily on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to source Cobalt for the manufacturing of car batteries. Unfortunately, this much dependency does not reflect in terms of revenue and development as the country […]