Democratic Republic of the Congo: Riding the battery raw materials wave

The COP26 meeting of world leaders wrapped up in mid-November with a number of critical action points that will set the tone for the clean energy transition, particularly in relation to reducing road transport emissions. Among these action points are the need to increase available charging infrastructure ports, the implementation of fuel efficiency standards and…

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Zambia’s mineral royalty plan “a step in the right direction”: CoM

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Zambia’s plan to remove mineral royalty taxes non-detectability was “a step in the right direction” towards full reform of the mining tax regime, Zambia Chamber of Mines President Godwin Beene said. Finance minister Situmbeko Musokotwane, in his first budget since elections in August, said Oct. 29 the new government would aim to reintroduce the detectability…

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