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Now It’s Huawei That’s in Trouble in the DR Congo

TWEET TRANSLATION: The Chinese Embassy in the DRC is closely monitoring the legal dispute between Huawei Technologies and GTCC. We are convinced that the case will be treated impartially by the court and that all [parties'] rights and interests will be defended.

Telecom giant Huawei is now the latest Chinese company to be embroiled in controversy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The company is to appear again in the Gombe Commercial Court in Kinshasa to settle a bitter feud regarding a 2018 judgment against the company for $105 million for allegedly failing to build a promised telecom network

The case is riddled with allegations of corruption including from three members of President Félix Tshisekedi’s staff. (ACTU7.CD — in French)

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