The DRC controls more than 60 per cent of the world’s reserves of cobalt ore. Photo: AFP The DRC controls more than 60 per cent of the world’s reserves of cobalt ore. Photo: AFP
The DRC controls more than 60 per cent of the world’s reserves of cobalt ore. Photo: AFP

China’s cobalt mines in spotlight as DRC seeks to renegotiate deals

  • ‘It is time for the country to readjust its contracts with miners to seal win-win partnerships,’ President Felix Tshisekedi tells Congolese people
  • Beijing ready to strengthen ‘strategic partnership based on win-win cooperation’, China’s ambassador to DRC says

Topic |   China-Africa relations
The DRC controls more than 60 per cent of the world’s reserves of cobalt ore. Photo: AFP The DRC controls more than 60 per cent of the world’s reserves of cobalt ore. Photo: AFP
The DRC controls more than 60 per cent of the world’s reserves of cobalt ore. Photo: AFP
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