Rwanda Responds to Questions about 2014 Conflict Minerals Production

Apparently, we weren’t the only ones who were intrigued by a recent announcement about Rwanda’s tantalum production figures for 2014.  The Rwandan press reports that, in response to concerns voiced about their increased production level,

President Paul Kagame has offered free visa and air ticket to anyone disputing Rwanda’s Coltan (tantalum) production capability to visit the country’s active mining sites.

The 2014 production from Rwanda makes it the “world’s single largest exporter of tantalum mineral”, according to the article.  It will be interesting to see if anyone takes President Kagame up on his offer.

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