By David Birmingham
During the 20th century Congo copper supplemented this wealth, by means of gem-quality diamonds, and by way of offshore oil. even though a lot of the nation-state retained its dollar-a-day peasant economic system, new wealth generated clash which pitted white opposed to black, north opposed to south, coast opposed to highland, American allies opposed to Russian allies. The iteration of battle ultimately resulted in 2002 whilst nationwide reconstruction may perhaps start on Portuguese colonial foundations.
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