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Finding the black market pushing blood diamonds is as simple as logging on to Facebook.
Since the chaos of a 2013 coup in the Central African Republic, conflict diamonds have become a key source of income for both sides of the ongoing conflict, according to… 330 more words
Bloomberg Markets March 2, 2017
Glencore Paid Gertler’s Firm $100 Million Congo Royalties
Glencore Plc paid more than $100 million previously owed to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s state mining business to a company controlled by billionaire investor Dan Gertler, according to advocacy group Global Witness. 631 more words
When taxpayer money goes to companies with murky ownership, it may put lives in danger and support shady actors. The watchdog group Global Witness shows what can happen when a government ends up working with anonymous companies. 1,153 more words
I know a lot of what I write on this blog is pessimistic, critiical, or both, but every once in a while it’s nice to call attention to some positive, encouraging developments. 1,826 more words