Katanga Company is formed to exploit copper deposits for Belgium

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

In Belgium, the Katanga Company is formed under the direction of Leopold II of Belgium, to exploit copper deposits in the Congo basin.
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Editors. "Katanga Company is formed to exploit copper deposits for Belgium". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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