Friday May 10
Officers in Congo benefitting from mineral trade Armed groups and...
Armed groups and high-ranking officers in the Congolese and Burundian armies are continuing to benefit from the illegal mineral trade in eastern Congo, despite international efforts to clean up the supply chain, according to a report published Tuesday by an environmental watchdog group.
Officers in Congo benefitting from mineral trade
Although there are signs of improvement in Congo's tin and tantalum sectors, the "progress remains localized," said the report by London-based Global Witness.
Thousands flee eastern Congo town amid violence
Thousands of people have fled the town of Pinga in eastern Congo following renewed fighting between local armed groups, and nine members of Doctors Without Borders ' Congolese staff have gone missing, the aid group said Friday.
IRW-Press: Drilling Commences on Alphamins Bisie Project, DRC
Alphamin Resources Corp is pleased to announce that the next phase of diamond drilling has commenced on the Gecomines target area of the Bisie Prospect, North Kivu Province, east central Democratic Republic of Congo .