Tshisekedi pushes DRC’s grand ambitions to become world leader for batteries

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Issue 452 - 17 Dec 2021 - By Jon Marks | 7 minute read

Democratic Republic of Congo has aspirations to become the world leader in emerging battery technologies, but despite its mineral assets, clear political will and grandiose statements from potential donors, considerable challenges need to be addressed before the country can move beyond its traditional role as supplier of raw materials, writes François Misser with Jon Marks.

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