DRC's political turmoil unnerves mining investors

Dec 09, 2011 | 07:46 AM |

International mining investors are nervously watching how authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are handling the country’s political situation as delays in announcing election results tip it towards post-electoral violence. Reports say that rising tension in the country has forced the DRC government to deploy troops in major cities such as Kinshasa and Lubumbashi and in the traditionally volatile eastern districts. Media reports from Kinshasa said that the results of the country’s presidential elections had been delayed for a second time as authorities battle to tally the votes cast....





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