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Canadian mining companies reap the benefits but people in Congo aren't seeing any

and "profits from the Democratic Republic of Congo's mines are being used in campaigns for this month's polls, says a report by lobby group Global Witness."

The working conditions are terrible and the people in Congo see the profits leaving the country while their standard of living stays the same.

"But it is companies in China, South Africa and Canada that have reaped most of the benefits from the ongoing trade."