DR Congo: Senators question Inga dam agency, SA deal

Issue 325 - 10 Jun 2016 | 1 minute read

Opposition senators have questioned the legitimacy of deals signed with South Africa establishing the Agence pour le Développement et la Promotion du Projet Grand Inga (ADPI) to oversee the Grand Inga hydroelectric project, and consolidating South Africa’s role as the scheme’s anchor partner. President Joseph Kabila Kabange signed a decree establishing ADPI last October, and appointed former electricity minister Bruno Kapandji Kalala to head the new agency, working out of the presidency.

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