Tenke Fungurume Mine
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How dubious gold mining firms saw Kenya listed as ‘wash-wash’ economy

A general view of processing facilities in Tenke Fungurume Mine one of the largest mines in the world in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on June 17, 2023. 

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What you need to know:

  • Kenya’s international trade is expected to take a beating from the negative classification.
  • Mushrooming dirty and unlicensed actors suspected of using the country as front to deal in metal from the war-torn DRC.