The DRC’s Katanga Province Return of the Copper King

With its huge reserves of mineral wealth, Katanga is the richest province in the DRC. However, years of turbulent politics and neglect of the mining industries had reduced the province’s economy to a shadow of its glory in the 1980s. But Katanga is now back and under the vigorous leadership of its governor, Moïse Katumbi Chapwe, is on the road to full recovery.