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Mali Mine Misery: Euro, Asian firms eye gold, while local workers are cheated

21st Century Wire says …

The race for African resources: it’s all part of a US government directive called AFRICOM.

RT reports:

China and the West start an old but new game of monopoly with the continent of Africa.

With France in the middle of a troop withdrawal from Mali and UN peacekeeping forces still deployed there – the country is facing growing uncertainty. And it’s not just security that’s on people’s minds.

Many fear that international involvement might not be limited to military operations – with one of the country’s few thriving industries apparently being eyed by foreign corporations…

READ MORE AFRICOM NEWS AT: 21st Century Wire AFRICOM Files