Navigating the mining sector in the DRC remains a hazardous and sometimes complex prospect – depending on location and context, either political elite networks or armed groups have developed a monopoly over this lucrative sector.
A media campaign launched this month is putting pressure on the government of Ghana to crackdown on the lucrative illegal mining industry. Calls for new regulations and laws, however, will likley be met with resistance by Chinese stakeholders.
The first visit by a Turkish President to Mozambique has been tainted by the political war between the Gülen movement and the Turkish state.