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A lesson for Africa, the Congo and China’s Sicomines

The Sino Congolaise des Mines – Sicomines – was the most significant Chinese investment project in Africa when it was agreed in 2007. It was confidently billed as the “deal of the century”. The infrastructure agreement gave Chinese partners mining rights to cobalt and copper in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). These minerals are used in […]