DRC / Zambia / Respective review of mining contracts: F. Tshisekedi and Hakainde Hichilema, two “Game-changers” for investors in the sector

The Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia are two border countries which are going through a similar economic situation in connection with their mineral wealth, most of which has been ceded to Chinese companies. Felix Tshisekedi for the DRC, three years after coming to power, ordered since last July the re-visitation of mining contracts, most of which were signed with Chinese companies. Likewise for his newly elected Zambian counterpart, Hakainde Hichilema, who just declared on Friday, September 10, that his new government would implement policies to reduce the budget deficit,…

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