Dryblower on mining in Africa

IF YOU believe popular opinion, mining giant Rio Tinto is on trial over recent curious events at the Simandou iron ore prospect in the west African country of Guinea. Dryblower has never cared much for popularity and reckons if you look a bit deeper you will find that it is Africa itself which is on trial.

The reason behind this contrary opinion requires a little explaining, but let’s start with what looks like an old telephone number: 24719.