Daily Archives: 1 August 2013

Black gold fever threatens Congo’s Virunga Park

It’s one of the Congo’s jewels, but it is a jewel in danger. Divided into five petroleum concessions in 2007 covering 85% of its territory, Virunga National Park is in the crosshairs of a British petroleum company that has begun … Continue reading

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The railroad ‘Copper Plan’ comes into effect

Changes to the legislation governing sales of metal came into effect on 29 July, ten days after their official publication in the Moniteur. Their main objective is to try to put a stop to the acute problem of theft of … Continue reading

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Silent battle for Thrombogenics revealed

Hedge funds speculate with 10 % of the biotech group’s capital They’re able to do this without holding shares, courtesy of “securities lending” Such transactions are not always that transparent

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A code of ethics for elected officials

An Ethics Commission will watch over the rules It will apply to all elected and appointed federal officials

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