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BLOOD COLTAN: Documentary

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During this season of gift giving please remember that every new computerized, electronic item one purchases helps murder 500,000 Congolese residents a month. If you don’t believe me simply do the math. What is 6,000,000 murders divided by 12 years?

Do Mama Afrika a favor and buy as many refurbished […]

Crisis In The Congo: Uncovering The Truth

Millions of Congolese have lost their lives in a conflict that the United Nations describes as the deadliest in the world since World War Two. United States allies, Rwanda and Uganda, invaded in 1996 the Congo (then Zaire) and again in 1998, which triggered the enormous loss of lives, systemic sexual violence and rape, […]

Congolese children toil in mines to pay their school fees

The North Kivu region of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to the “deux trois bibatama” coltan mine. The ore, which is used in the production of mobile telephones, is in great demand, but extracting it is hard work.

Conditions are tough, yet children regularly go mining in search not only […]