DR Congo poll: Five things to know about the nation that powers mobile phones
The Democratic Republic of Congo - the world's leading producer of cobalt, used to power mobile phones and electric cars - holds landmark elections in most of the country on Sunday.
Three frontrunners have emerged in the race to succeed President Joseph Kabila.
Here are five things to know about the country that through its mineral resources plays a vital role in the world economy:
1) There has never been a peaceful transfer of power Since independence in 1960 violence has always accompanied the transfer of power from one leader to another.
Joseph Kasavubu became president following the... read more
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