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Congo, My Precious: The Curse of the Coltan Mines in Congo (RT Documentary)

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“Geological scandal” is a phrase often used to describe one of the world’s most resource-rich countries – the Democratic Republic of Congo. Despite having extensive deposits of gold, diamonds, tungsten, and uranium, amongst many others, the abundance of internationally valued minerals has failed to bring any kind of prosperity to the country’s people. Colonial exploitation and a bloody civil war have left the Congolese with nothing from their country’s natural riches but misery and poverty.

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