Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Central African Republic Suspends Chinese Mining Company

 The Times of India ran on 10 June 2024 an Associated Press story titled "Central African Republic Government Suspends Chinese Mining Company for Alleged Ties to Armed Groups."

The Central African Republic's Ministry of Mines accused a Chinese gold and diamond mining company of "intelligence with armed groups, illegal exploitation, illegal introduction of foreign subjects into mining areas, non-payment of taxes and lack of activity reports."  It said the company cooperated with armed militias and suspended its operations.