Day: 21 September 2016

Republic of Congo: Oil Does Not Flow for the Poor

The Republic of Congo¬†ranks among the top five oil producers on the African continent. The oil and resource extraction, however, has strained a parched landscape, caused deforestation, polluted rivers and impoverished communities – all while the profits of such activities enrich foreign companies and local governments. Huge trees, tropical plants, and dense vegetation soaked with …

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