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Banro mining site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Image: Flickr/USAID U.S. Agency for International Development
Yves Engler | The Globe's failure to even mention Canada's role in impoverishing Congo reflects its bias and helps to explain why Canadians are so confused about their country's role in the world.
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Banro mining site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Yves Engler | Banro operates in a region that's seen incredible violence over the past two decades and the secretive company has been accused of fuelling the conflict.
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Jen Halsall | From mass graves in Africa to a questionable stance on climate change, our bloggers investigate some of Canada's hidden and overlooked stories.
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Tabakoto North Underground Gold Mine - Mali, West Africa. Owned by Toronto-based
Yves Engler | Even widespread criticism of their operations has failed to dampen the Conservatives' support for Canada's many mining interests in Africa.
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Jamie Kneen | A new report by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea describes a totalitarian state where torture is rampant and a Canadian mining company is flourishing.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Harper government is making a show of pushing for greater transparency from Canada's mining companies -- but how serious is it really? Some worry that the wealth ends up in Swiss bank accounts.