Kinshasa — The interior minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has vowed to remove all illegal miners by Sunday from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore after a landslide last week killed at least 43 of them.

Thursday’s accident at the Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) concession near the DRC’s southern border with Zambia has focused attention on the dangers run by informal miners, who burrow dozens of metres below ground in search of ore using rudimentary tools...

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