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