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UPDATE 4-Trafigura signs artisanal cobalt supply deal with Congo

23 Nov 2020

* Trafigura to buy cobalt from controlled artisanal mining zones

Mining magnate Gertler says he paid $83 million for royalties from Congo's Metalkol

17 Nov 2020

KINSHASA, Nov 16 Israeli mining magnate Dan Gertler said on Monday he was behind an $83 million purchase of royalties for the Metalkol copper and cobalt project in southeast Democratic Republic of Congo from the state mining company Gecamines in 2017.

Congo leader boosts influence with new constitutional court judges

22 Oct 2020

KINSHASA Three constitutional court judges selected by Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi were sworn in on Wednesday after months of delay, granting him greater influence over lawmaking and election issues and riling his coalition partner.

Congo leader boosts influence with new constitutional court judges

21 Oct 2020

KINSHASA, Oct 21 Three constitutional court judges selected by Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi were sworn in on Wednesday after months of delay, granting him greater influence over lawmaking and election issues and riling his coalition partner.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Congo grants new export ban waivers for copper, cobalt, tin

24 Aug 2020

* Cobalt hydroxide and carbonate, 3Ts, granted indefinite waiver

Congo grants new export ban waivers for copper, cobalt, tin

22 Aug 2020

Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday gave mining companies an indefinite waiver to an export ban on cobalt hydroxide and carbonate, as well as tin, tungsten, and tantalum concentrates after meeting the country's biggest miners in Kinshasa.

Congo to meet miners to debate copper concentrate export waivers

12 Aug 2020

Mining companies and copper and cobalt buyers have been invited to a meeting in Kinshasa next week to discuss if there is a way to maintain waivers to an export ban that are meant to expire in September, the mining minister said on Thursday.

Congo to meet miners to debate copper concentrate export waivers

12 Aug 2020

Aug 12 Mining companies and copper and cobalt buyers have been invited to a meeting in Kinshasa next week to discuss if there is a way to maintain waivers to an export ban that are meant to expire in September, the mining minister said on Thursday.

Coronavirus causes poaching spike in Congo's Virunga park

20 Jul 2020

When rangers in Congo's Virunga National Park discovered three-year-old baby gorilla Theodore tangled in a poacher's snare this month, they knew they had to act fast. | Video

Congo virus funds embezzled by 'mafia network', says deputy minister

08 Jul 2020

KINSHASA Congo's deputy health minister has accused cabinet members of receiving kickbacks on government contracts for the coronavirus response while health workers went unpaid for months.

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