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Written by Greg Ryan (1)
Monday, 27 October 2014 12:13
As the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) largest investor, controlling much of its mining resources, China is viewed alternatively as a neo-colonialist plunderer or an invaluable development partner. Whether China’s minerals-for-infrastructure agreements can be seen as plunder or development, however, depends on the government’s ability to capitalise on its resources to the benefit of all – something the DRC elite has largely failed to do. Read more...
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