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Jul 24, 2014The province of South Kivu abounds in many of these potential riches, most of which are exploited artisanally. 'Kivu' is generally taken to mean South Kivu, North Kivu and Maniema – three provinces resulting from the territorial division of Kivu, the only province in the DRC serving as a pilot province.

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RastaSpeaks

Jul 19, 2009'Blood Minerals' in the Kivu Provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo June 21, 2007 - by David Barouski; Poor-Washing, the Gates Foundation the 'Green Revolution' in Africa June 07, 2007 - by Bruce Dixon; Africa and Its Discontents June 07, 2007 - by Paul Buchheit; Imus and White Privilege: Don't Blame Rap Music April 15, 2007 - by

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Settlement patterns: People have long lived in most regions of Congo. Over time, they became specialized in the exploitation of their natural environments. Forest peoples, such as the Bambuti (Pygmies) of the Ituri Forest, for example, have historically specialized in hunting and fishing, while agriculture has remained

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Glacial Energy Battling Allegations of Blood Diamond

Gemico is a mining company in the notorious conflict mineral (blood diamond) province of Kivu, Congo." The courtroom became a tinderbox of dispute, even at the outset, with both sides firing off all manner of threats and accusations.

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Blood Minerals Photos and Premium High Res Pictures

Browse 571 blood minerals stock photos and images available, or search for conflict minerals to find more great stock photos and pictures. 28th APRIL 2009: Picture shows Mufarige Bugawa digging for cassiterite ore at a mine in the Szibira district of South Kivu, Congo.

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CJS 102: Blood and Earth Chapters 1

Start studying CJS 102: Blood and Earth Chapters 1-8. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. What did a survey of people in the Congo's Kivu provinces find? Minerals used in electronics.

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Bisie. A one

Nov 28, 2011mineral ore it produces: it is the biggest cassiterite1 mine in the country, producing around 70% of all cassiterite exports from North Kivu.2 Bisie is located in the western part of Walikale, the largest territory of North Kivu. Walikale is rich in many mineral ores, cassiterite, but also gold, wolframite, coltan, diamonds, and bauxite.

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Confl ict Minerals

are profi ting from the minerals extraction and trade. For i n stance, a recent UN report (UNSC 2010) establishes evidence showing that Congolese n a tional army units have gained control over mineral-rich areas in North and South Kivu provinces and are competing among them-selves for control over such areas; mor e over, they collude

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A World Playground: Congolese People Saced for

It is an understatement to say that the minerals of North and South Kivu-niobium, tantalum, ferro-niobium, cassiterite and coltan-are in high demand internationally. Whoever controls the Kivu provinces controls the potential of more money and influence than some of the wealthiest countries, combined.

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Making a killing: criminality coping in the Kivu War

Over the last four years, the eastern Kivu provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have seen the precipitous rise and fall of a lucrative economy based on artisanal mining of tantalum ore. That war has itself capitalised on the country's vast mineral wealth, progressively becoming 'economised', in that profits increasingly

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The curse of Congo's mineral wealth

Nov 11, 2008Tragically, the value of coltan is linked to the current round of bloody wars in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The columbite-tantalite ore from which both tantalum and niobium are extracted, colloquially known as coltan, is found in relatively easy-to-work surface deposits in the provinces of South Kivu (at Mwenga, Kamituga, Shabunda, Kalehe and Kabare) and

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Kirschsteinite Mineral Data

Mt. Shaheru, the extinct southern cone of Mt. Nyiragongo, Kivu Province, Congo (Zaire). Link to MinDat Location Data. Name Origin: Named for Egon Kirschstein, German geologist, a pioneer in the geological exploration of Kivu Province, Congo (Zaire). Name Pronunciation: Kirschsteinite + Pronunciation : Synonym: ICSD 83824 : PDF 34-98

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Kobokobo pegmatite, Shabunda Territory, South Kivu, DR Congo

Reference: Safiannikoff, A. van Wambeke, L. (1967): La pegmatite bryl de Kobokobo et les autres venues pegmatitiques et filoniennes de la rgion de Kamituga, Kivu, Rpublique du Congo. Mineralium Deposita, 2, 119-130. ; Dunn P J, Gobel V, Grice J D, Puziewicz J, Shigley J E, Vanko D A, Zilczer J (1985) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 70, 436-441

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Beyond "Conflict Minerals": The Congo's Resource Curse

Beyond "Conflict Minerals": The Congo's Resource Curse Lives On. "In sub-Saharan Africa," a video at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show announces, "there is war that feeds off of global demand for electronics. The place is the DRC—the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The region is ground zero for conflict minerals.".

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Blood and Earth.docx

View Test Prep - Blood and Earth.docx from CJS 102 at Illinois State University. Blood and Earth: Modern Slavery, Ecocide, and the Secret to Saving the World Kevin Bales Study Guide Chapter 1:

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Wherever this Canadian mining company goes in Congo

The rebel group added "a [new] layer of administrators, informers, police and other operatives" in and around Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, in part to "bolster" its "grip on the trade in 'blood minerals'."

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"Blood minerals" continue to finance war in eastern DR

"Blood minerals" continue to finance war in eastern DR Congo (FDLR), the Hutu militia operates largely in eastern Congo, especially the provinces of Sud-Kivu and Nord-Kivu, where the majority of the DRC's coltan mines are located. They have been using eastern Congo to wage a war against the Tutsi-dominated Rwandan government, largely

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It's a question of sovereignty for the DRC

Dec 10, 2008It involves artisanal miners, local militia, Congolese soldiers, rebel leaders, foreign traders and smugglers of precious minerals across Lake Kivu and over the borders of neighbouring countries. Surface-mined gold, diamonds, coltan and cassiterite (tin ore) change hands many times, making their origin and role in funding the conflict difficult

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Blood Diamond director Ed Zwick joins our conflict

Aug 19, 2014In the Congo, the minerals trade has fuelled violent conflict in the Kivu provinces for more than a decade. It pays for weapons and funds armed men in a conflict characterised by murder, mass rape, wholesale pillaging and the displacement of tens of thousands of people. Diamonds continue to fund conflict as well.

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The relationship between hormone and blood mineral

The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between the content of the hormone progesterone and minerals in the blood with the success of artificial insemination in Bali cattle in the medium and lowlands of Jambi Province. The research method used in this study is survey and laboratory. The survey method is used to evaluate the success of AI in the form of service per

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Conflict Minerals in the Congo

Jul 06, 2011There were 4,820 new cases in the North Kivu province alone and 65 percent of the victims of the sexual violence were children, most of them adolescent . More recently, an estimated 242 women were raped in a rebel attack near the mining town of Walikale in North Kivu province, east DRC, between July 30 and August 2, 2010.

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DR Congo bans mining in eastern provinces

Sep 11, 2010The minerals are used in mobile phones and computers. The ban covers the provinces of North Kivu, South Kivu and Maniema, although it was not clear how it would be enforced.

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Hydrogeology of Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa. Between the 14th and 19th centuries, the kingdom of Kongo included much of the western part of present-day DRC, while in the centre and east the kingdoms of Luba and Lunda ruled

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Panos Pictures Stories Blood Coltan

~~The glitzy shopping malls of London, Berlin and Shanghai, where mobile phones and other electronic gadgets are sold as must-have life-style choices, may seem a long way from the muddy jungles of Central Africa. The two are, however, inextricably linked by a dull, black mineral that is found in abundance in war-ravaged, lawless Eastern Congo: Coltan. Short for columbite-tantalite, coltan is a

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Jan 04, 2021North Kivu, South Kivu, Ituri, Bas-Uele, Haut-Uele, and Tshopo provinces: This area of economic activity, from the cities of Bukavu and Goma on the Rwandan border, to the river port city of Kisangani to the west, and the gold mines in Bas-Uele and Ituri, forms the third economic hub of

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Education child protection challenges in Eastern DRC

Oct 19, 2020South Kivu and Tanganyika provinces. Conflict disrupted access to education in affected regions, and placed an estimated 1.8 million children in urgent need of education

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Congo's electronic blood diamonds

May 08, 2009Recently enterprising reporters from the BBC followed the minerals trail to Mwenga in South Kivu province, where they found villagers illegally taxed

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Wherever this Canadian mining company goes in Congo

Jun 27, 2017The rebel group added "a [new] layer of administrators, informers, police and other operatives" in and around Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, in part to "bolster" its "grip on the trade in 'blood minerals'."

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MONUSCO chief condemns deadly clashes involving Burundian

Sep 16, 2017KINSHASA, Sep. 16, 2017 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Maman Sidikou, today condemned violence perpetrated in Kamanyola (South Kivu province) that have resulted in the killing of dozens of people and expressed his sincere condolences to the families of the victims. Clashes between asylum-seekers and refugees from

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Conflict Minerals

May 16, 2010The United Nations estimates the DROC made $750 million worth of profits from coltan between 2000 and 2004. The 13-year-old civil conflict, which has so far claimed 5 million lives and pulled in armies from Rwanda and Uganda, is essentially a resource war over the DROC's minerals: vast reserves of diamonds, gold, tungsten, tin, and coltan.

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Kivu Province, DRC, expressed the ―hope that you may be able to alleviate the unintended economic crisis that has befallen our people as a result of the recent . Carol Jean Gallo, Digging Deeper Into the Dodd-Frank Congo ‗Blood Minerals' Controversy, UN Dispatch (Aug. 9, 2011),

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First Blood Diamonds, Now Blood Computers?

Jul 24, 2009The provinces of North and South Kivu in the eastern DRC are filled with mines of cassiterite, wolframite, coltan and gold — minerals needed to manufacture everything from lightbulbs to laptops, from MP3 players to Playstations.

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