It happened since 2002 to date, including some disturbing facts reported by news agencies, especially the AFP. A small selection. A truck carrying 30 tonnes of radioactive minerals, near Kolwezi, was seized April 4, 2005 by local authorities.
The truck belonged to the Chinese company Hua-Shin Mining. Loading with a degree abnormally high radioactivity was seized and stored in a repository mining in Kolwezi. In late October of that year, 19 tons of highly radioactive minerals were seized near Likasi.
The writing has been through this document. This is what is the actions of a certain Mohammed Hammoud, aka Momo and his brother Ali, traders in Lubumbashi. Kasumbalesa. The excitement around the Lebanese and the refusal of the governor of Katanga Province of the route to Kinshasa sufficient proof of involvement of the authorities of the Presidency of the Republic on this issue (…).
By letter dated January 29, 2006, addressed to the managing director of Gecamines, the UK company CAMEC (Central African Mining&Exploration Company) expressed Specialized in the exploitation of coal, cobalt, copper, gold, tantalite and germanium, the company, based in DR Congo, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, wanted Among the staff officer of the firm, there are Zimbabwean Billy Rautenbach.