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Tom Burgis has been tenacious and intrepid in confronting the powerful vested interests - corporate, military, financial and political - that have fed to excess off Africa’s riches. He has been reporting for the Financial Times for the last eight years, writing a series of prizewinning investigative reports from Johannesburg and Lagos. He was the winner of the FT’s second annual Jones-Mauthner Memorial Prize for his superb reporting and expose;s of corruption, and the Jerwood Award for a nonfiction book in progress for The Looting Machine. He was shortlisted as a young journalist of the year for his Africa reports. This is his first book.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Resource curse -- Africa.
Mineral industries -- Africa.
Mines and mineral resources -- Africa.
Africa -- Economic conditions.
Africa -- Foreign economic relations.
Investments, Foreign.
International economic relations.
Economic history. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00901974
International economic relations. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00976891
Investments, Foreign. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00978370
Mineral industries. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01022218
Mines and mineral resources. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01022541
Resource curse. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01747834
Africa. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01239509
Industries miniŠeres -- Afrique. -- ram
Ressources min‚erales -- Afrique. -- ram
Afrique -- Relations ‚economiques ext‚erieures. -- ram
Afrique -- Conditions ‚economiques -- 1990-.... -- ram