Located in the heart of Africa, The African Republic of Congo has witnessed a tumultuous political history, having received independence from the French in 1960. In 1997, a civil war caused by the rising tensions of the then democratically elected president Lissouba and previous president Sassou shaped The Congo’s landscape, with thousands losing their lives as a direct result. Sassou is currently still the president making the voting process a questionable one. What may not be as well known about the country’s contribution to the technology industry is that it produces the minerals needed to power our phones. They Drink it in the Congo opens up a dialogue between the UK and The African Republic of the Congo, or much rather satirically attempts to via the ambitious and charitable aims of the play’s protagonist.