Agriculture

In view of its assets, the DRC may become in short term an attic for the whole Africa and even for the world. It has at the same time large arable and fertile land, huge reserves of fresh water, an important rainfall making it possible to have lots of harvests in a year, a lot of sun etc. Read more

Mines and Hydrocarbons

The Democratic Republic of Congo is known for its mining potential representing 1,100 different minerals. All provinces are entitled to own mineral wealth. The table below illustrates this reality and presents at the same time the different minerals that all provinces of the DRC abound in provinces. Read more

Housing

The number of the population (70 million) and the wide area (2,345,410 km²) of DRC, are major assets to ensure investment in housing and real estate sector. We however notice overall deficits in housing estimated at 3,945,555, that is, 263,039 houses to be built per year. Read more

ICT

DRC is a vast solvent market for communication, information and telecommunication companies ;Freedom to operate in the sector for new investors ; Market share available for new investors ; Read more

Energy

The Congo River with its basin astride the Equator, provides the DRC with a usable energy potential estimated at 100,000 MW, spread across 780 sites in 145 territories and 76 000 villages. This potential represents approximately 37% of the African overall potential and about 6% of the global potential. Read more

News

Africa’s Sula Iron and Gold changes gear with DRC cobalt license

LONDON (Reuters) – Junior explorer Sula Iron and Gold plans to change its name to African Battery Metals, reflecting a shift in focus after it bought a controlling stake in a cobalt license in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The deal, which needs to be approved by shareholders later this month, would make Sula Iron…

Amani Gold Reports Drill Results from DRC-based Giro Project

Amani Gold Ltd. (ASX:ANL) provided results from 78 reverse-circulation holes at Douze Match and 22 reverse-circulation holes at Kebigada, both located at its Giro gold project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). As quoted in the press release: The targets of the current drilling program are to delineate a potential resource in Douze Match,…

China urged to ease reliance on DRC for cobalt

GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – China is depending too much on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for cobalt, a crucial component in electric vehicle (EV) batteries, and should take steps to ensure security of supply, delegates said at an industry conference on Tuesday. China, the world’s top cobalt consumer, is “over-reliant” on the African country,…

Glencore Cobalt Plans Drive Katanga to Biggest Rally in 7 Years

Glencore Plc’s Katanga Mining Ltd. recorded its biggest two-day rally in seven years on news it’s ready to restart copper production and will soon become the biggest producer of the world’s most sought-after battery ingredient, cobalt. Katanga has jumped 49 percent since the start of the week, to close at C$1.68 on Tuesday in Toronto.…

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