A flawed diamond certification scheme has failed to account for diamond extraction involving rights violations across Africa.
Desperation and death beneath South Africa's 'City of Gold' as illegal miners risk it all for a better life
Thousands are drawn to South Africa's old gold mines. Fatal accidents and violence underground is common.
UN envoy says time for investment in DR Congo, as big meet in Luanda seeks to boost Great Lakes economy
Congo now has a stable currency and brought inflation under control, but that more than 70% of the people remain among the world's poorest.