China-based corporate web behind troubled Africa resource deals For centuries, wave after wave of colonists and foreign investors have swept through Africa, looking for profits from the continent’s abundant reserves of oil and prized minerals. Many instead left records of corruption and broken promises of shared wealth with Africans. It is against this backdrop that an eager conglomerate has recently been drawing attention and generating headlines throughout Africa.
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China-based corporate web behind troubled Africa resource deals
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ZIMBABWE: Minister Trying to Create a "Paper Tiger" Human Rights Commission HARARE, Oct 10, 2011 (IPS) - Zimbabwe’s justice minister is frantically trying to fend off probes into allegations of human rights abuses perpetrated by President Robert Mugabe’s regime since the country’s independence in 1980.
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