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Meet Congolese youth activist Natasha Makengo

Amy Hall speaks to the 25-year-old activist, scientist and artist, who uses all three tools at every opportunity.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Mining corruption: mugging on an international scale

A group of international activists aim to shine a spotlight on dodgy mining deals with a string of actions starting this month.Jamie Kelsey-Fry reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Natural resources used as weapons

As the violence in the DRC worsens, the campaign to end illegal mining is growing, writes Bandi Mbubi.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Stop the City of London laundering blood money from mining

Vanessa Baird reports on a new campaign pressing for tighter monitoring of unscrupulous mining companies.…

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Clickbait and stereotypes: media coverage of the DR Congo

Virgil Hawkins decries the media‚Äôs ease of conscience when it comes to attracting readers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Anatomy of a Temporary Country: Act One

Anatomy of a Temporary Country is our new eight-part series which tells stories from the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. Act One: Sanitary pads in purgatory is the first part of this series.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Frankglenstrata: the birth of a mining monster?

The takeover of Xstrata by the equally monstrous Glencore is bad news for human and environmental rights, says Richard Solly..…

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Africa: a continent of wealth, a continent of poverty

How can a region with such vast resources remain so poor? asks Tom Lebert.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The shoe-sellers of Bukavu

In the first of a three-part series from eastern Congo, Erin Marie Byrnes meets enterprising women trading in second-hand stilettos, pumps and booties.…

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Capitalism and human rights abuses go together like yin and yang

Violence and oppression make this the most dangerous political system, argues Amit Singh. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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