Democratic Republic of Congo: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 11:03 am
The PIC now plans to expand its real estate empire into the rest of Africa. The PIC’s property boss Lesiba Maloba is awaiting final approval to invest up to R12bn in commercial real estate in various countries across Africa, the PIC’s first foray into property markets outside SA’s borders.
Makula Dunbar, 10:33 am
The M23 rebel group has said that it has returned to Kampala to resume talks with the Kinshasa regime after the recent meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.
Dana Sanchez, 7:10 pm
Congo ranked 160th out of 174 countries in Transparency International’s rankings of perceptions of corruption last year, and 181st out of 185 countries in World Bank’s annual Doing Business survey 2013, which measures the ease of running a company around the world.
Makula Dunbar, 1:55 pm
The M23 confirms that its delegation will go to Kampala this Sunday 9 June in order to continue the dialogue,
Makula Dunbar, 3:01 pm
Though urbanisation is underway in Africa as it is in other parts of the world, the continent’s population remains more rural than urban.
Dana Sanchez, 9:19 pm
Headquartered in Mauritius, Liquid Telecom claims to be the leading Pan-African fiber network on the continent, stretching more than 8,000 miles.
Makula Dunbar, 4:46 pm
Research that benchmarks African private equity against the global market for the first time shows the industry is far maturer than analysts had previously thought.
Dana Sanchez, 7:21 pm
The fast-growing Sub-Saharan Africa will likely receive the majority of foreign direct investment to Africa, set to rise by more than 10 percent in 2013, approaching its 2008 record high.
Makula Dunbar, 12:48 pm
Official data in Brazil show that its trade with Africa has increased fivefold in the past decade. The debt announcement was made during the third visit in three months to Africa by Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, who attended the summit in Ethiopia to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the African Union.
Dana Sanchez, 8:43 pm
Despite soil’s importance, most people in Africa lack knowledge about soil partly because information tends to be in publications read only by scientists.
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