The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft of Africa's Wealth

Burgis, Tome
Publisher:  William Collins
Year Published:  2015  
Pages:  336pp   Price:  20  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX18292

Augustin Katumba Mwanke was a young banker in South Africa when persuaded to return home to help rebuild the Democratic republic of the Congo by the new government of Laurent Kabila. A year later he got a call from the president, a fellow Katangan, and was stunned to be appointed governor of an area the size of France, with control over some of the world's most valuable mineral seams.