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Congo Mines

LOOK: Your Computer Helps Fund Child Soldiers In Congo

Posted 10.05.2013 | World

The computer or tablet on which you're reading this post is more likely than not shrouded in blood. You see, diamonds aren't the only minerals at t...

Tin, Tantalum and Tungsten: The New Blood Diamonds

Janet Ranganathan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ranganathan

Rebel groups are funded by profits from mining activities, and by unwitting American consumers who purchase electronics using minerals sourced from mines in eastern DRC.

Financial Crisis Hits Congo Mines, More Than 200,000 Jobs Lost

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

More than 200,000 jobs have been lost in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid a collapse in mineral prices as a result of the global economic downtur...