The DR Congo’s equivalent of the presidential cabinet, the Council of Ministers, has been tasked to create a commission to investigate “major legal, technical and financial problems observed in the collaboration agreement” of the $6 billion Sicomines deal between Congo’s state mining company and a consortium of Chinese state-owned enterprises.
Two issues, in particular, are of concern according to Finance Minister Nicolas Kazadi in an interview last weekend with Bloomberg:
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