Dealmaking In Zaire

—- NPR's Michael Skoler reports on the dealmaking and commerce going on in rebel-held eastern Zaire even as Mobutu's forces still control the capital. Western businessman are preparing for the prosperity that they forsee under a rebel government. One American mining company has already contracted to re-open a dormant mine. Some wonder, however, just how friendly the rebels will be towards foreign capitalists...they recently nationalized a railroad owned by South African and Belgian interests.



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