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It is an essential part of most mobile gadgets sold around the world and demand for cobalt is soaring. But the process of extracting the mineral from the earth comes at a huge human cost. A Sky News investigation has found children as young as four working in dangerous and squalid conditions in Cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for as little as 8p a day. Sky's special correspondent Alex Crawford reports. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone htt...
Featuring a discussion with author: Anjan Sundaram Introductory remarks and commentary by: Ambassador William J. Garvelink Senior Adviser, CSIS Former United States Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo Moderated by: Jennifer Cooke Director, CSIS Africa Program Anjan Sundaram's new memoir Stringer chronicles his adventures as a budding journalist in one of the world's most chaotic spots: the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Reviewer and veteran journalist Ted Koppel says Stringer "is a book about a young journalist's coming of age, and a wonderful book it is, too."- NPR
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http://www.euronews.net/ For over a decade, the Democratic Republic of Congo had been ravaged by what many refer to as Africa's first world war. The fighting was concentrated in the east, where entire rural communities were either massacred or became refugees. After years of being kept alive by international aid many are finally returning to what were once their homes and farms. Innovative agricultural methods may hold the key to ending DR Congo's ongoing cycle of poverty.
(1 Dec 1964) German mercenary speaks to reporter in the Congo. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/6ff41c886d97879b67afe93391e011fd Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the most dangerous countries in the world. It covers an area the size of Western Europe, but has only 1,250 miles of paved road. Naturally, one of the only ways to travel from place to place or to transport goods across the country is by air. Many of the most daring and dangerous pilots in the DRC are Russian. VICE News travels to Goma to meet these Russian expats, and learns what it's like to be a pilot in a country where, in the sky, almost anything goes. Check out the VICE News beta for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/
The Democratic Republic of Congo holds some of Africa's major mineral resources. Yet poverty is rampant, in the very regions where riches can be found. Thousands of children like these toil in mines to support their families. When diamonds are the only game in town, how can you convince parents to seek education for their children ? This week, in Reporter.... http://www.euronews.net/
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is rich in natural resources, yet the average citizen lives on only 72 cents a day. The foreign mining companies are getting rich while the general population is living in poverty. Many Congolese citizens are diging through the dirt on their hands and knees in search their fair share of the countries natural minerals. While there are taxes on the mining companies who benefit from the countries resources it is proving difficult to actually collect the money that is owed. Vocativ spoke to one tax inspector who explained that tax evasion and government fraud is rampant throughout the mining industry. So it seems that until those benefiting from the countries natural wealth start paying their fare share, many average citizens will have to continue digging t...
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The front lines of the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo shift frequently and innocent civilians are often caught up in the violence. Fatuma Kapuweli is one of the more than 370,000 Congolese forced to flee in North Kivu province since January. Hers is a daily struggle to keep her children fed and out of danger.
La República Democrática del Congo es uno de los países africanos con más riquezas minerales. Pero incluso en las regiones con más yacimientos, la miseria sigue siendo la realidad cotidiana. Miles de niños como estos trabajan en las minas para mantener a sus familias. Cuándo los diamantes parecen la únca salida ¿cómo convencer a los padres de la necesidad de educar a sus hijos? Esta semana en Reporter.... http://fr.euronews.net/
Two alluvial mining gravel pump sets can be see: 6-inch to move the gravel volume and 4-inch to clean up the bottom, where most of the diamonds are found. The Democratic Republic of Congo holds some of Africa's major mineral resources. Yet poverty is rampant, in the very regions where riches can be found. Grand Theft Congo (2005): The major problem facing Africa is corruption and control of resources. In the DRC, the military is stealing minerals to sell to Western . The Democratic Republic of Congo possesses vast quantities of minerals such as gold, diamonds and coltan, but the work of extracting them is hard and .
Siamo nel nord-est del Congo, una regione dilaniata dalle brutalità dell'Esercito di Resistenza... Euronews, il canale all news più seguito in Europa. Abbonati a euronews e ricevi ogni giorno una selezione delle nostre notizie:http://eurone.ws/17uYNV4 euronews è disponibile in 13 altre lingue :http://eurone.ws/XyJjNW http://it.euronews.com/2013/09/17/congo-suor-angelique-la-speranza-nei-luoghi-dell-orrore Siamo nel nord-est del Congo, una regione dilaniata dalle brutalità dell'Esercito di Resistenza del Signore (LRA), un gruppo ribelle ugandese attivo dal 1987 che semina il terrore nei territori fra l'Uganda, il Congo e il Sud Sudan. È responsabile della morte di 70mila civili e del rapimento di 40mila bambini-soldato e bambine-schiave. Come Melanie che aveva 13 anni quando è stata rapit...
For more Reporter, go to: http://www.dw.com/en/program/reporter/s-31616-9798 In an Olympic first, a 'Refugee Team' will compete at the Rio Summer Games. Judo master Yolande Mabika fled the civil war in Congo and has started a new life in Brazil. The International Olympic Comittee is creating a team of refugee Olympic athletes for the 2016 Rio Summer Games. Yolande Mabika will likely be on that team. After being separated from her family in the Congolese civil war, Yolande represented Congo at the Judo world championships in Brazil. She applied for asylum and began a new life, overcoming seemingly insurmountable problems. After much suffering, she gained support from friends and Brazil's national Judo Association. It provided meals, public transportion tickets to competitions and training...
les explications de notre reporter Simon Rodier sur les récents événements qui se sont déroulés en RDC. On a dénombré la mort de 37 réfugiés burundais. Le journal Afrique sur TV5MONDE TV5MONDE TV5Monde Afrique
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