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U.S. Reportedly “Disillusioned” Over China’s Continued Dominance in Congolese Mining Sector

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks with DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi at the start of the G20 Summit at the convention center "La Nuvola" in the EUR district of Rome on October 30, 2021. Ludovic MARIN / POOL / AFP

The Paris-based news service Africa Intelligence published an extensive report on Monday that details how the United States, despite its best efforts, has been unable to diminish China’s current dominance of the Congolese mining sector. It reports that Washington is “disillusioned” with President Félix Tshisekedi over the issue.

Africa Intelligence published highlights of the story in a six-part thread on its Twitter page:

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