Andrew Forrest’s $100b Congo power play

Fortescue Metals Group chairman Andrew Forrest has secured the inside running on developing the world’s largest hydro power project – which alone carries a $US80 billion ($103.8 billion) price tag – and associated port, green hydrogen and green ammonia capability in the troubled Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr Forrest said Fortescue’s green energy and green hydrogen projects in Africa were not confined to the DRC and included projects in Kenya and Ethiopia, with investors and financiers already indicating a willingness to commit more than $US100 billion. He put Fortescue’s weight behind…

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DRC-RVA: PCA Liyota and unions accused of criminal association (W. Pambu Pambu)

In a memo read to the DG ai and DGA of the Régie des Voies Aériennes (RVA), William Pambu Pambu, on Friday June 4, 2021, addressed and received by Minister of State, the Minister of Portfolio on June 2, with a copy for information to the President of the Republic, to the Prime Minister, to the Ministers of Transport and Ways of Communications and that of Labor, the agents of the RVA denounce the acts of the PCA Bienvenu Liyota Ndjolu and request the application of fair and coercive measures…

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