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Hunt for the 'Blood Diamond of Batteries' Impedes Green Energy Push (copy)

The Philadelphia Tribune 30 Nov 2021
But to many in Congo and the U.S., Yuma himself is a problem ... His grip on the mining industry has complicated Congo’s effort to attract new Western investors and secure its place in the clean energy revolution, which it is already helping to fuel with its vast wealth of minerals and metals like cobalt ... For Congo, the question boils down to this.

Global rivalries are miring the clean energy revolution

Indian Express 21 Nov 2021
This stretch of southeast Congo, called Kisanfu, holds one of the largest and purest untapped reserves of cobalt in the world ... China Molybdenum, the new owner of the Kisanfu site since late last year, bought it from Freeport-McMoRan, an American mining giant that five years ago was one of the largest producers of cobalt in Congo.

Africa ‘offers wealth of opportunities for UAE investors’

Gulf News 17 Oct 2021
Good policies or fiscal management are not enough – we need good reforms to attract foreign direct investments… The Democratic Republic of Congo would ask the emerging countries, especially the UAE, to associate with this great modernisation to one of the most important ...

Congo-Kinshasa: Govt on UN Watch List Ahead of General Election Slated for 2023

All Africa 12 Oct 2021
The Democratic Republic of Congo continues to attract the attention of the United Nations amid fear that the country could relapse to violence ahead of 2023 polls ....

Kentucky Still Waiting On Most Afghan Refugees, Almost Two Months After Fall Of Kabul

LEO Weekly 08 Oct 2021
, Kentucky received more than 650 refugees in the past year, mostly from the Democratic Republic of Congo ... Jordan credited Louisville’s place among the top refugee-receiving states in recent years as a result of its established Congolese population attracting other refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Manchester United and Chelsea eye moves for Metz teenager Pape Matar Sarr

Metro UK 16 Aug 2021
Getty Images) ... So impressive was Sarr in his rookie campaign in France that he has already picked up a cap for his country, playing for Senegal against Congo in March. The Daily Mail report that Sarr has done enough to attract the attentions of a string of big clubs, with both Manchester sides and Chelsea all said to be interested in snapping him up.

Watch Critically Endangered Forest Elephants Take Mud Baths

Treehugger 12 Aug 2021
Deep in the forest of Ntokou Pikounda National Park in the Republic of Congo, forest elephants churn the water of a mud hole then use their trunks to spray dirt all over their bodies ... There are an estimated 1,100 forest elephants in the park, however, says Sam Nziengui-Kassa, WWF Conservation program manager in the Republic of Congo.

How The African Queen Influenced Disney's Jungle Cruise

Collider 07 Aug 2021
The flagship boat on the attraction is even called the “Congo Queen.” While Bogart’s skipper Allnut may not be throwing out puns a mile a minute, he does find wisecracking or being silly to be popular forms of entertainment ... For an attraction that has run 66 years and still commands often hour-long wait times, the answer is yes.

Feature: Botswana woman keeps climate conversation alive in Africa amid COVID-19 30 Jul 2021
To date, the podcast which aims to increase African voices, especially those of women, in the environmental movement has attracted participants from 17 African countries such as Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mauritius, and The Gambia. "We try to communicate climate change through the voices and experiences of Africans ... Enditem .
photo: AP / Dieu Nalio Chery
Haiti's Senate leader Jocelerme Privert holds the president's sash returned to him by outgoing President Michel Martelly, in Parliament chambers, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016.

Battle for power in Haiti extends to lobbying in Washington

Indian Express 22 Jul 2021
Stryk — who has worked as a fixer of sorts for foreign clients from whom other lobbyists keep their distance, including targets of sanctions and criminal inquiries in Angola, the Democratic Republican of Congo and Venezuela — would not identify his client in Haiti.

IMF sees $1.5bn loan for Congo spurring investment, aid

Mining Dot Com 15 Jul 2021
“We really hope to see some catalytic impact of the IMF program to attract more budget support from other donors and also more investment.”. The loan program is Congo’s first since 2012, when the IMF halted financing because of concerns about corruption in the mining industry.

If you boycott Africa’s oil and gas sector, Africa will boycott you

Sierra Leone Telegraph 13 Jul 2021
Notably, with Nigeria’s recently passed Petroleum Industry Bill, Nigeria has spurred investment in its highly prospective energy sector, and countries such as the Republic of Congo, Angola, and Senegal, through transformative regulatory changes, have focused on attracting foreign investment.

Why payroll fraud in the DRC's education sector will be hard to fix

Beijing News 09 Jul 2021
The primary and secondary education sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) faces massive challenges ... Educational officials aren't being held accountable for policy failures ... In 1979, the former president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (then Zaire), Mobutu Sese Seko, stated that.. For Mobutu, it was a way to attract World Bank funding.

Global copper mining output likely to increase by 7.8%

Business Line 01 Jul 2021
Congo will be another country that will attract significant Chinese investment, particularly after joining Beijing’s belt and road initiative in December last year ... FSCRIR said that Chile has attracted a considerable amount of investments in copper mining in recent years and will begin to pay off in the next few years.