Copper and cobalt miners from the resource-rich Katanga province in southern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will soon have another outlet to the sea if the joint venture between Angola, Zambia and the DRC to unlock the potential of the Benguela railway comes to fruition.

This follows moves by the three countries in May to establish an agency to oversee the development of a corridor between the port of Lobito in central Angola and across the country to the DRC and Zambia’s Copperbelt...

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