Gunvor must pay $95 mln for Congo oil corruption - Swiss

Oct 17, 2019 · Swiss federal prosecutors have found oil trader Gunvor Group criminally liable for corruption in Congo Republic and Ivory Coast, ordering it

Congo's lockdown extension bites traders Africanews

Republic of the Congo Traders and transport operators in the Republic of Congo are worried.Containment, curfews and a state of health emergency imposed due to coronavirus have been extended for 20

Profiteers pounce as COVID-19 threatens Congo food supply

May 04, 2020 · A Congolese man buys groceries at an open air market, amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, March 28, 2020.

Trader Trafigura in Talks With Congo Over Financing Cobalt

Feb 13, 2020 · Trading house Trafigura Group Ltd. is in talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo about financing a new state-controlled company that will buy all the African nation’s hand-mined cobalt.

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Swiss Investigating Oil Trader Gunvor for Foreign Bribery

Apr 29, 2019 · Switzerland’s Attorney General said it is investigating Gunvor Group Ltd. on “suspicion of bribery of foreign public officials” in the Republic of Congo, underscoring the energy traders

IMF aid to Congo Republic on hold over Glencore, Trafigura

Jan 27, 2020 · Talks to salvage a tentative $1.7 billion debt restructuring between Congo Republic and energy traders Glencore and Trafigura [TRAFGF.UL] are stuck, sources said, jeopardising an

Busia police looking for trader who escaped quarantine

Busia police looking for trader who escaped quarantine by EMOJONG OSERE. 24/04/2020 (COVID-19), in Gombe district of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo April 18, 2020. Picture taken April

Congo's Forgotten Curse:Epidemic of Female-on-Female Rape

Dec 03, 2013 · In a secure darkened room, Marie, a 36-year-old mother of six, whispers and struggles to make eye contact. A shoe trader, she regularly travels by bus to sell her wares in remote parts of the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Last year, her bus broke down on the often impassable forest road to the town of Walikale.

African American Response to King Leopold's Congo

African American Response to King Leopold's Congo - George Washington Williams, a Black man born in Pennsylvania in 1849 took him to task.

Glencore agrees $960 million copper and cobalt deal with

Glencore has increased its hold on Democratic Republic of Congo's copper and cobalt resources by buying the remaining stake in the Mutanda mine from resource group Fleurette and increasing its

Glencore faces additional legal challenge over Congo mine

Jun 08, 2018 · The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, July 18, 2017. and cobalt mine in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo to

Glencore dodges American sanctions rather than spurn its

Evasive action Glencore dodges American sanctions rather than spurn its friends The world’s largest commodities trader is resuming payments to Dan Gertler in Congo Business Jun 21st 2018 edition

Glencore faces additional legal challenge over Congo mine

Jun 08, 2018 · The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, July 18, 2017. and cobalt mine in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo to

Swiss investigating oil trader Gunvor for foreign bribery

He referred to a statement issued in 2018, after an ex-Gunvor employee was given an 18-month suspended sentence, three years probation and ordered to

Volcanoes of the D.R.Congo information & facts

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Forever in chains:The tragic history of Congo The

Forever in chains:The tragic history of Congo The most blighted nation on earth goes to the polls this weekend - more in hope than expectation that stability and peace might result.

A Game of Stones - Global Witness

CAR is one of the poorest and most fragile states anywhere in the world. The latest conflict in its troubled history has left over two million people—almost half the population—in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, and displaced nearly one in five. 7 The result has been a humanitarian disaster. CAR ranked second from bottom—187 out of 188—in the 2015 UN Human Development Index. 8

Republic of the Congo News - Top stories from Al Jazeera

Mar 04, 2019 · Republic of the Congo 04 Mar 2019 15:56 GMT. It's time to meet the Sapeuses of Brazzaville. These women are redefining style in the capital of the Republic of Congo.