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Mutombo’s 375 kilograms of gold

The Houston Chronicle was first to cover the bizarre story of former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo’s botched gold job (after the UN published a report on it in December). Now…..

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'The Price of Gold'

From photographer Robin Hammond’s images of Zimbabweans working at small scale, illegal gold mines in neighboring Mozambique. The full set on his website, which also includes series on South Africa,…..

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'… An AK-47 For Every Citizen'

Brutul spoof on the international war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from The Onion.  I like how the newsreader’s use of French add to the ‘authenticity” of the…..