DRC Environmental Civil Society Asks Kabila to Cancel Oil Contract with SOCO

DRC civil society calls Joseph Kabila┬áto cancel the production sharing agreement signed with the company SOCO International PLC in Virunga national Park. This was the result of a day of discussions around the oil exploration activities of the British Company SOCO and its impact on the future of Virunga National Park, as well as surrounding… Read More

AUG 2012, Reynders in Congo: War, Oil and Virunga on the discussion table?

Belgium Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Didier Reynders, is on an official mission in DR-Congo and Rwanda. He should be meeting DRC President Joseph Kabila this afternoon in Lubumbashi. This will be his second official visit to Kinshasa; he first visited the country in March 2012. As expected, discussions will be centered… Read More