It’s one of the world’s largest untapped reserves of precious metals and natural resources. It’s also an ungoverned Wild West drawing in competing militias into prolonged bloody wars, and soon, possibly the neighboring states competing for influence. Welcome to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
When Rwanda gets mentioned in the international media, it’s usually about the genocide, Western guilt, the M23, and Susan Rice. But its worth looking at how they’ve transformed their economy to become an African tiger.