DR Congo v Rwanda: The Scramble for Cobalt and Conflict Minerals

DR Congo has 60 percent of the world’s Cobalt supply which is used by companies like Apple, BMW, Volkswagen, Tesla ETC.

But, the country continues to be among the poorest in the world. We take a look at the turmoil in DR Congo and how the role it’s successful neighbour Rwanda may have played.

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4 Comments

  1. Richard Mp on September 19, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    as a congolese living in europe i’m tired of how much congo did for the world but the world keeps forgetting us. without our land and people nobody would have their phones macbooks etc. som many things

  2. Lindokuhle Mthembu on September 19, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    Dat why kigame the worship him in western countries as best African leader

  3. Kim X gaming on September 19, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    Help congo plz: i am hart broken by this

  4. Facts On Rwanda on September 19, 2020 at 4:26 pm

    These stories are old and misleading.

    Rwanda before going into DRCongo asked UN and international community to do something to stop attacks from Congo by rebel forces and nothing was done until no any other choice.

    About minerals sourced from DRCongo, Rwanda offers certification of its minerals.

    And for Clarification as the two nations are so next to each other, it’s fact that all minerals found in Eastern DRCongo also exist in Rwanda, at the end of the day, minerals do not go by borders.

    It makes us laugh when those big countries and companies say those fake theories of not buying Conflict minerals.

    It was published when a UN vehicle had an accident and only to find out that it was full of sacks of minerals.

    UN’s peacekeeping mission in DRCongo is one of the longest and most budgeted mission in UN’s history but when you go to check their effectiveness is nearly O, they haven’t brought any amount of peace in that place.

    Recently, Angola DRCongo, Rwanda and other neighboring countries have decided to take the issue by them selves and launch joined efforts to end Congo’s conflicts and start Trade with constructing interlinked railways roads etc.

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