Litigious shareholders put world’s biggest miner on the ropes

Visit by Pres. Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the C
Dan Gertler bought his first mine in the DRC in 1997, and soon became friends with President Joseph Kabila, forming a partnership that helped him amass a fortune of $1.2bn through mining ventures.Credit: Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Defense, photograph by Helene C. Stikkel.