DRC mines ministry says Global Witness' concerns misplaced

The ministry of mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has denied allegations made by a pressure group regarding underhand activity connected to the issuing of mining licences, the sale of mining interests in the African country and its dealings with mining investor Dan Gertler.

“It is with regret that we note what we feel to be a complete lack of understanding of the industrial sector by the NGOs that led Global Witness and its...


Fleur Ritzema

June 18, 2012

17:55 GMT