Nicolas Niarchos

Nicolas Niarchos is a journalist and writer. He is working on a book about battery minerals and where they come from. (December 2023)

In Congo’s Cobalt Mines

In Congo’s Cobalt Mines

The lucrative mining industry is unscrupulous, environmentally disastrous, and a linchpin of Congo’s economy. How can it be reformed?

Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives

by Siddharth Kara

Cobalt Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Addressing Root Causes of Human Rights Abuses

a report by Dorothée Baumann-Pauly

Conflict Minerals Inc.: War, Profit and White Saviourism in Eastern Congo

by Christoph N. Vogel

Eating the Congo: Unveiling State Governance of Copper and Cobalt Mining in Former Katanga

by Claude Iguma Wakenge

The Eyes of the World: Mining the Digital Age in the Eastern DR Congo

by James H. Smith

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