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Diary of an aid worker: The truth about gold mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Notebook

Diary of an aid worker: The truth about gold mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

A couple of weeks ago I visited a gold mining village more than 3,000 kilometres from the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa. Here the sad reality of my country has an even harsher face. Although other provinces are facing hunger and displacement caused by fighting, in this town the population is living under particularly difficult conditions.

By | Notebook | Sunday, 16 June 2013 at 5:00 am

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