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On May 13, President Felix Tshisekedi gave a defiant speech in Kolwezi, one of the country’s mining capitals: “I am tired of what I have seen in this country for years: foreigners come here with empty pockets and when they go home they are billionaires while we remain poor. From

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Anneke Van Woudenberg is the Executive Director of RAID, a corporate watchdog NGO based in the UK.  Ten years ago today, 700 workers at the Kingamyambo Musonoi Tailings (KMT) mine in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo, were ordered to stop their work. They downed their tools, stopping trucks in the

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