Democratic Republic of Congo

Ethiopia aims to triple precious metals extraction by 2025
Drone deliveries benefit 100,000 patients in Mozambique
Scheme promoting cooking with gas aims to tackle deforestation
Uganda and DRC join forces on road project to boost trade
Cobalt alliance aims to improve mining conditions
More than half of the world’s cobalt is sourced from the DRC, of which 20% comes from small or artisanal mines ©Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
Buyers urged to visit cobalt mines to tackle corruption and labour abuses
Still from Google's video tour of electronics supplier Flex's China factory © Google
Google uses VR to show supplier transparency
Inga 3 follows two other hydroelectric dams built on the Congo River © Reuters/Adobe Stock
Congo agrees $14bn dam deal with competing consortia
Government commits £50m to fighting modern slavery
More than half of the world’s cobalt is sourced from the DRC, of which 20% comes from small or artisanal mines ©Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
LME to introduce cobalt auditing rules
A new law could increase royalties mining companies are charged for cobalt from 2% to 10% ©Randgold Resources Limited
DRC tax to increase cobalt prices
Tin has replaced lead in electronic solder ©images-of-elements.com
Solder & soldiers: the rise of tin