Controversial mining magnate Dan Gertler appears to have evaded US sanctions by using a suspected money laundering network stretching from DRC to Europe and Israel
Total Systems Failure
We reveal systemic illegal logging by a major European company in the Democratic Republic of Congo, while Norway and France are on the brink of funding expansion of the country’s industrial logging sector..
Oil, Gas & MiningBriefing
Null and void? CoMiCo’s oil aspirations in DRC
An opaque Guernsey-owned company’s oil contract threatening Salonga National Park in Democratic Republic Congo could be null and void, according to our legal analysis.
Regime Cash Machine
How the Democratic Republic of Congo’s booming mining exports are failing to benefit its people
Oil, Gas & Mining, ForestsBriefing
Not for sale: Congo’s forests must be protected from the fossil fuels industry
The largest protected tropical rainforest in Africa – Salonga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo – is at risk from oil exploration thanks to a secretive deal with an opaque company.
Time to Dig Deeper
New analysis shows companies exporting and trading minerals from the African Great Lakes region have made some progress on responsible sourcing, but must do more
Conflict Minerals in Eastern Congo
Resource-fuelled conflict has contributed to instability in Congo’s east for over two decades.
Oil, Gas & MiningReport
The battle to protect Africa's oldest national park.
How a senior Congolese army officer receives a major slice of gold production from a mining company with consent of a court
River of Gold
How the state lost out in an eastern Congo gold boom, while armed groups, a foreign mining company and provincial authorities pocketed millions
Mining for our Minerals
Meet the men and women who work in the Congolese mines to supply international companies’ insatiable demand for tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold.