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Coltan Causing Conflict in Congo: Mining Africa

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East Timor fighting for its fair share of prosperity.

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East Timor is one of the poorest countries in Asia. Its only economic hope for the future lies in massive reserves of oil and gas in the Timor Sea. In many countries with large mineral recourses, big oil and mining companies are trying to make as much money as possible. Nothing wrong with that, but ...

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Mineral rich Congo is suffering from the natural resource trap!

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The mineral riches of Congo lead to corruption and a failed state. If capturing mineral wealth brings you more than working for your money, what would you do?

Conflict Minerals, Rebels and Child Soldiers in Congo

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