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The Documentary at the Center of Mounting Congolese Frustration Towards Chinese Mining Companies

One of the key factors behind the recent escalation in tensions between local residents in the eastern DRC and Chinese mining companies can be attributed to the widely-seen investigative television report by Cameroonian journalist Alain Foka.

The provocatively titled 30-minute documentary “End the Slave Trade in Africa” took viewers on location in South Kivu to show firsthand the complicity of local politicians and the army who are all working in collusion with unknown Chinese mining interests.

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