Democratic Republic of Congo: Latest News
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.
Dana Sanchez, 3:54 pm
The aid is intended to provide better health and education, generate more cross-border trade, and fund hydroelectricity projects in support of the U.N.-brokered Great Lakes peace agreement signed by 11 countries in February.
Dana Sanchez, 4:35 pm
Breaking into Africa’s luxury market has been tough but there are opportunities, says Cote d”Ivoire-born gourmet tea entrepreneur Swaady Martin-Leke.
Makula Dunbar, 1:52 pm
Rwandan President Paul Kagame says the UN peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo has “in some cases” made the situation worse.
Makula Dunbar, 1:09 pm
Work on the world’s biggest hydroelectric dam will start in October 2015 in the Democratic Republic of Congo after talks between DR Congo and international officials.
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