Mineral Resources


This article explains how diamonds are of great use in Aftrica. A boy had his hands cut off because of the conflict of getting diamonds.
The diamonds are used to purchase weapons and illegal activities are being done in order to retrieve the diamonds.
The United Nations are taking action to stop this war from going on by banning the main source of funding from UNITA in Angola. I chose the mineral
diamond because it is one of the most popular minerals found in Africa. After seeing the movie Blood Diamond I saw how much diamonds can cause such as
conflict with rebels. The price of diamonds is off the charts.

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