These diamonds are being used to illegally buy arms used towards the civil war and other conflict in the DRC. Because of the constant conflict since independence. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the largest African countries located in central Africa. Congo is a country that has grown out of a history of Belgian colonisation. Congo also has a long history of an unstable government with a lot of problems with internal corruption. Being a land rich on natural resources with a poor government, Congo has been the perfect target for foreign exploitation of the lands resources.
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From the s to , Yangambi Research Station was the Belgian headquarters for ecological, biological, and agricultural research in Africa. The station once housed homes and many offices and research facilities, including an herbarium and a library. It stretches more than 20 miles inland from the Congo River. At its height, approximately scientists, technicians, and 1, workers were based here in occupations ranging from medicine to carpentry. If the families of staff members and the stream of visitors were included in the headcount, the population would have numbered in the several s. In Congo became independent of the brutal Belgian colonial regime , under which at least 10 million Congolese are estimated to have been killed or worked to death. The vast majority of those living at Yangambi Research Station fled, and the facility began to fall into disrepair.
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Beni, Congo - They made their way through the thick forest like astronauts carrying a fallen comrade. Their booted steps were slow and deliberate as if they walked on the moon. A few men waited by a freshly dug grave, checking their smartphones. Without ceremony, the body of Mussa Kathembo was lowered into the ground. This is Beni, eastern Congo, epicentre of the latest affliction in this war-ravaged part of the world: Ebola.