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TAG: DR CONGO

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Others January 16, 2017

Governor plants entrepreneurial seeds of growth

Haut Katanga province is intrinsically linked to DRC’s mining industry, but the lack of value addition means its people have been unable to reap maximum benefit from its rich soils—it’s...
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Manufacturing January 16, 2017

Experienced trader targets DRC’s middle class

Having been operating in DRC since 1936, Hasson Africa has become a reference point in the country’s business community, initially focusing mainly on the import and distribution of a wide range...
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Chemicals September 29, 2016

Partnership potential runs deep

Renowned for its mining potential and looking to diversify away from its reliance on copper, the DRC offers a phenomenal variety of exploitable minerals: more than 1,000 in fact. This wealth, as regulated...
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Others September 21, 2016

Marked progress highlights potential in Kongo Central

Governor Jacques Mbadu explains the socioeconomic revitalization of Kongo Central Province in recent years and the multimillion-dollar investments, both public and private, that have been pouring into...
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Construction September 20, 2016

‘Coherence & efficiency’ define new energy approach

Efforts in the DRC are redoubling to make the country’s long-delayed vision of building the world’s largest hydroelectric dam on the Congo River a reality. Bruno Kapandji Kalala, Project...
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Others September 15, 2016

United efforts bring peace, trust

Julien Paluku Kahongya, Governor of DRC’s North Kivu Province, details the great lengths the government and other determined parties have gone to to establish peace in DRC, and how his province...
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Energy August 31, 2016

From darkness to brightness

Filip Vanhoutte, General Manager of Special Techniques Company (STS), invites greater competition in the Democratic Republic of Congo, especially from the international community: “I welcome investors...
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Finance August 29, 2016

A strong East African business strategy pays benefits

We met with MD Olabayo Veracruz to learn more about GTBank’s strategy to become the leading player in East Africa and what will be the bank’s future drivers for growth in Rwanda.  
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Manufacturing August 29, 2016

A long-term asset for DRC’s economy

CEO Ibrahim Issaoui tells us about Socimex’s impressive track-record in creating value through covering Congolese society’s needs, his vision on the achievements made in DRC and why private...
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Logistics August 26, 2016

Unlocking potential

GM Silvestre Ilunga Ilukamba gives us a fantastic radiography of DRC’s needs and opportunities in terms of infrastructure and job creation, while explaining the short-term strategy of SNCC (La...
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Logistics August 18, 2016

$1bn partners could turn DR Congo's wealth of potential into reality

Mobility in Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the most important challenges for the country in its drive to become an emerging nation by 2030. Each mode of transportation, be it road, river, sea,...
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Others August 15, 2016

INSS records big impact on social welfare

Substantial gains are being achieved in DRC’s social security system, thanks to the efforts by its National Institute for Social Security (Institut National de Sécurité Sociale, INSS)....
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Construction July 13, 2016

DRC’s key partner in infrastructure set to become regional reference

The DRC is involved in a vast modernization and reconstruction of its infrastructure, and a lot remains to be done. Infrastructure construction is one of the government’s top priorities and the...