Congo A River Journey – BBC News

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The Congo is one of the world’s great rivers.
Start an interactive expedition upstream through the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with the BBC’s Africa Correspondent Alastair Leithead to discover the history, riches and challenges of a country the size of Western Europe. Decide which way you’d like to go.

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Luxus Ent says:

Fascinating

Hebrew, Israelite says:

If your a black American stay clear of this country they hate black Americans, so don’t support anything from this country! These people are the main ones they added the Europeans in the slave trade. FUCK the CONGO and I hope this nations falls in the most horrible way possible!

Stefan Smuts says:

Wow! What an amazing hydro-electric power station that can power the whole of Africa!

David Smith says:

At 38 seconds in, unlikely

The Blue Hotel says:

She's beautiful. Seventeen miles wide during the rainy season.

cast away says:

Africa is the most beautiful continent in the world . best documentaries were made in africa , wild life diversity , beautiful islands , rivers , mountains , lakes and in a word africa is a paradise . europe with all that beauty and elegance still is nothing against africa

Horus Baals says:

“Ravaged by War” says bbc

Horus Baals says:

The DRC has proven reserves of 180 million barrels, though estimates of total petroleum reserves exceed 5 billion barrels. Currently, Congolese oil production is limited to the Coast Basin, yielding 25,000 barrels per day of offshore production, all of which are exported

Oil and Gas dominates the resource sector of the Republic of the Congo (French: République du Congo), also referred to as Congo-Brazzaville, with the petroleum industry accounting for 89% of the country's exports in 2010. Among African crude oil producers in 2010, The Congo ranked seventh.

Along with large recently identified oil fields, the DRC may hold as many as 30 billion cubic meters of methane and natural gas in the three major petroleum deposits.

Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the world's production of cobalt, copper, diamond, tantalum, tin, and gold as well.

Karl Endriksohn says:

British Brainwashing Corporation

Northern Nomad says:

LMAO bloke ripping a bazza at the start go on lad

medhanie zeweldi says:

Rich country poor people

Bony- B says:

BBC why have u never show it on tv or on youtube all that last 20 years ago? Are u corrupt too karma exist u all that complote with congo wealth result coming soon and karma exist u gonna pay more

Bony- B says:

Pourquoi? Vs n'avez jamais montré ça au monde depuis ce dernier 20 ans bande de mafia corrumpu et pilleurs vs allez payer un jour karma existe!

Sameer Verma says:

Beautiful country, I wanna go and explore it!

Miss Alia says:

Let’s blame the west for it in.
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Fuck the west they keep stealing our resources!

Onre G says:

They use the wealth, its just that the money they gain dont fall into the hands of the people

Anuradha Aravind says:

In Africa nothing belongs to the Africans, read The Challenges for Africa by Wangari Mathaai, good book on the resources, the exploitation that goes on there.

Zorka Kelly says:

MOB t Trump is involved in MONEY LAUNDERING with RUSSIA for years….check it!!! no fake news!!!

crashweaverda says:

Don't waste your time on that change thing. Oops you missed it better luck next time.

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