Democratic Republic of Congo: Latest News
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.
Dana Sanchez, 5:57 pm
Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy will grow an average 5 percent from 2013 to 2015 compared to 3 percent for the world, but high growth rates are no reason for euphoria, some experts say.
Dana Sanchez, 11:02 am
Falling agricultural productivity, a rising middle class and more mouths to feed are driving up Africa’s food imports, and that could spell opportunity, or set off finger pointing. Bad luck could be blamed, according to an article in Financial Times. Rice crops were damaged by bad weather in Niger, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Madagascar and Benin. Egypt’s cattle have been beset […]
Dana Sanchez, 8:14 pm
China’s appetite for resources and its reputation for environmental exploitation in developing countries have raised concerns about how sustainable its business ventures are in Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 7:17 pm
Catalyst Principal Partners, a private equity firm with offices in Nairobi, has bought a 50 percent stake in Yes Brands Food & Beverages, an Ethiopian bottled mineral water company, and plans to invest in other East African companies.
Dana Sanchez, 10:33 pm
In his first state visit to South Africa, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan talked Tuesday with South African President Jacob Zuma about economic co-operation and the need for an enhanced military capacity for the African Union.
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