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Political Economy

Digging into the exploitation that keep the
Congo’s riches from its citizens



Around 65 million Congolese, or more than 80% of the population, do not have access to electricity. According to government statistics, in half of the provinces of Congo, the electrification rate does not exceed 3% and in large cities, like Kinshasa and Lubumbashi, millions of inhabitants cook their meals with firewood and use flashlights or […]