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Signet Offers First ‘Conflict-Free’ DRC Gold
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has exportedconflict-free artisanal gold to the US jewelry market for the first time,according to groups involved in the project. The metal from the South Kivu province has gone on sale...
Mining Oct 28, 2018 Rapaport News
Dubai
African Diamond Producers Refuse to Support Beneficiation With Mining Revenue
Africa’s major diamond producing nations expressed unwillingness to compromise government revenue from rough diamond sales to support local manufacturers in the current weak market. "We are not willing to forgo profits from diamond mining...
Mining Apr 27, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
BRC DiamondCore DRC North Project
Diamond Explorer Votes On Plan to Sell Congo Licenses For $1
Delrand Resources, a diamond mine explorer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), may sell all of the company's exploration licenses for $1 if the move is approved by shareholders this Monday.The DRC is one of a handful of African countries...
Mining Dec 07, 2014 Ronen Shnidman
AWDC
AWDC Hosts DRC Economic Mission Meeting on Sept. 5
Press Release: In October 2014, a group of Belgian business people will embark on a major AWEX/FIT economic mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This mission is organized by Jérôme Roux, Belgium’s economic representative in the DRC....
Rough Markets Sep 02, 2014 AWDC
Botswana Diamonds to Receive Additional Funds for Orapa
Botswana Diamonds reported that it will receive $340,000 from the liquidation of its 35 percent interest in Bugeco, a private Belgian company which holds an interest in an exploration concession in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The funds will be used to help finance the company's exploration program in the Orapa...
Financial-Legal Jun 02, 2014 Deena Taylor
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
Violence Displaces 400K Residents in the DRC
Over 400,000 residents have been displaced due to renewed violence in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to the United Nations (UN). More than 600 homes in 11 villages have been...
Fair Trade Jan 30, 2014 Deena Taylor
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
UN Reports Rebel Attack In Eastern DRC
The United Nations (UN) reported another rebel attack in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as violence again becomes of great concern to the peace process, following the defeat of the M23 group one...
Fair Trade Jan 15, 2014 Deena Taylor
Kasai Project in the DRC
Hopeful Atmosphere After M23 Defeat Vanishes in the DRC
The United Nations (UN) reported that efforts to attain peace and stability in the diamond-rich Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have again reached a crucial juncture as senior officials called upon all parties in the...
Fair Trade Jan 13, 2014 Jeff Miller
Kasai Project in the DRC
UN Welcomes M23, DRC Treaty
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the M23 have signed an agreement to end a year-long conflict and both sides urged all other armed groups in the country to lay down their weapons and...
Fair Trade Dec 13, 2013 Jeff Miller
Kasai Project in the DRC
UN Envoy Leader to Bolster Failed Peace Efforts in DRC
The senior United Nations (UN) official for the Great Lakes region of Africa began a week-long mission to help peace efforts by visiting Tanzania, Rwanda, the Republic of Congo, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the...
Fair Trade Nov 26, 2013 Jeff Miller
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
UN Welcomes Agreement to End M23 Rebellion in DRC
The United Nations (UN) special envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region welcomed an announcement by the M23 rebel group that it is ending the insurgency against the diamond-rich Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The...
Fair Trade Nov 05, 2013 Jeff Miller
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
UN Condemns Second Rebel Attack on Peacekeeping Helicopter
M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) attacked an unarmed peacekeeping helicopter today, marking the second such incident in a week, according to the United Nations (UN). The latest attack occurred this morning...
Mining Oct 18, 2013 Jeff Miller
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
UN Condemns M23 Attack on Helicopter in DRC
The United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for Africa's Great Lakes region has condemned an armed rebel attack on a UN helicopter in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling the act "unacceptable.""I learned with deep...
Fair Trade Oct 14, 2013 Jeff Miller
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
UN Security Council Demands Rebels End Violence in the DRC
The United Nations (UN) Security Council reiterated its demand to the M23 and all other rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to end, once and for all, “all forms of violence...
Fair Trade Aug 30, 2013 Jeff Miller
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
UN Deplores Killing of Peacekeeper in DRC
The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the killing of a Tanzanian peacekeeper and the wounding of 10 others in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during an attack against the M23 rebel group in the...
Fair Trade Aug 29, 2013 Jeff Miller
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
MONUSCO Steps Up Patrols in DRC as Violence Spreads
The UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) activated its contingency plan in the eastern part of the country to protect civilians following violent clashes between armed rebels. MONUSCO stepped up foot patrols...
Fair Trade Aug 22, 2013 Jeff Miller
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
UN Envoy Reaffirms Commitment to Resolve DRC Conflict
A United Nations (UN) envoy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reiterated its determination to help restore the state's authority in the eastern region of the diamond-rich country. During the past year, the Mouvement...
Fair Trade Aug 20, 2013 Jeff Miller
Delrand to Test for Kimberlite at Its Bomili Permits
Delrand Resources Limited reported having completed sampling exploration programs at the Bomili and Coexco in the northern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in search of kimberlites. Three targets were ultimately identified on the Bomili permits, which were defined by 89 close spaced samples, 51 of which were positive with...
Mining Aug 02, 2013 Jeff Miller
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
UN Peacekeeping Mission Extended in Côte d'Ivoire
After a unanimous vote, the United Nations (UN) Security Council extended its peacekeeping operations in Côte d'Ivoire until June 30, 2014 with the intention of protecting citizens, facilitating disarmament, reforming security and demobilizing...
Fair Trade Jul 30, 2013 Sandra Mardenfeld
UN Mission in DRC Denounces Civilian Abuse
A United Nations peacekeeping mission visiting the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced on Saturday their alarm over reports that the March 23 Movement (M23) was forcefully recruiting members and allegedly killing and illegally detaining civilians. The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the...
Fair Trade Jul 29, 2013 Sandra Mardenfeld
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