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In the forest in Gbarpolu County, northwest Liberia, a group of men work on a surface gold mine. Credit: Inter Press Service

Africa can cash in on its Mineral Wealth

Many of the fastest-growing countries in the world are in Africa, the poorest continent on the planet, but the potential for recently-discovered resources to generate broad-based inclusive development opportunities is…

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Congo’s $24 Trillion Mineral Wealth: Corporations vs M23

Conflict Minerals in Your Mobile—Why Congo’s War Matters Global financial markets don’t pay much attention to the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They should. The central African country…