If Africa is So Rich, Why is it So Poor?

Mining of coltan, a key element in cellphones, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. RESPONSIBLE SOURCING NETWORK
Extracting oil in Angola. JBDODANE/FLICKR
Tom Burgis, author of “The Looting Machine.”

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