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Unstable at home, no friends abroad

10 Dec

‘Africa is shaped like a revolver, and the Congo is the trigger.’ More than half a century after the former Belgian Congo gained independence in 1960, these words attributed to Frantz Fanon still ring true. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is Central Africa’s economic giant, with the world’s largest reserves of coltan and fourth largest of copper, making it strategically important for global industries.
http://mondediplo.com/2016/12/07drc

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Posted by on December 10, 2016 in Africa

 

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