‘CROSSINGS’- The Journey To Peace and Prosperity
The aim of the ‘CROSSINGS’ essay was to create an emotive storey that would illuminate the plight of cross-border traders between the DR Congo and its neighbouring nations along the eastern border of the Kivus including Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi. Cross-border trade is viewed as an essential economic platform to recreate the atmosphere of peace in a region that has been war torn for many decades. The over-riding theme threaded throughout is a story of hope for the region rather than dwelling on the historical narrative of the failed nation, although this has been referenced. The DR Congo is a stunningly exquisite nation with an abundance of unspoilt nature and a wealth of minerals, tragically much of the nation’s resources have been exploited through historical colonial rule and political tyranny.
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