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Highway nightmare: DR Congo’s export route for high-value metals – by Annie Thomas and Lucien Kahozi (Yahoo News/AFP – March 9, 2022) The 27 tonnes of copper slabs are securely lashed down on the back of Omar Rachidi’s tractor-trailer. Now all he has to do is drive the cargo to its destination. But that’s easier said than done. Two thousand kilometres (1,200 miles) of road lie between southeast DR Congo’s mineral belt and the Tanzanian port …

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