s asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 4 months ago

How are the people of these African countries like the republic of Congo so poor when they have such great resources?

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  • 4 months ago

    No infrastructure.

    They are to busy surviving to build great public works

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    Because foreigners moved in and bought the resources from the upper class of their societies, then hired them at very low wages to process those resources for the profit of big foreign corporations. When the indigenous workers tried to revolt against this, Americans backed the dictators making all the money with our corporations.

  • 4 months ago

    because the people don't own the resources...and have been generally raised in societies that enforce strict caste systems where the majority sees themselves as the subjects of...at best... the greater whole or...at worst.. of the self-appointed ruling class...

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    Those resources mean nothing to them, personally which brings up a fabulous point. Something in those cultures lacks the connection to other cultures and the fact that, somewhere else, this IS VERY useful stuff. 

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