DR Congo Army Moves To Secure Chinese Mine

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By AFP

Democratic Republic of Congo’s army has sent a battalion of troops to oust illegal miners from land worked by a majority-owned Chinese company, the military said Tuesday.

Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM), one of the largest cobalt and copper producers in the DRC,

TFM says that illicit exploitation and sales have hit revenue from the concessions, which extend over 1,437 square kilometres (555 square miles) in all…Read more>>

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