Congolese children play soccer on a dirt field in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Saturday June 18, 2016.

27 Jun AFRICA | REBELS, ARMY SEEN PROFITING FROM CONGO GOLD DESPITE CONTROLS

International regulations aimed at curbing the trade in so-called conflict minerals have failed to stop rebel groups and elements of the army in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo profiting from gold mining in the region, according to a United Nations group of experts. The lack of...

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