DRC surprises with code changes

THE decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ministry of Mines to suspend consultations with the DRC’s mining industry around the country’s proposed new mining code, and to refer it in draft legislation form to parliament instead, poses a material threat to billions of dollars of further investment, according to a warning issued by the DRC Chamber of Mines.

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Speaking ahead of the African Mining Indaba this week, officials from the DRC Chamber said the industry remained committed to working with government, as had been done successfully in other African