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Ghana arrests Chinese over 'illegal mining' China News

Police in Ghana have arrested 161 Chinese citizens over allegations of illegal mining, immigration and Chinese embassy officials have said. The Ghanaians have claimed that those Chinese are

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124 Illegal Chinese Gold Miners Arrested in Ghana

124 Chinese citizens have been arrested in Ghana for illegal gold mining. Chinese miners have moved to the natural resource rich country as China's presence in Africa grows. Locals complain

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Malaria Imported from Ghana by Returning Gold Miners

During May-August 2013, a malaria outbreak comprising 874 persons in Shanglin County, China, was detected among 4,052 persons returning from overseas. Ghana was the predominant destination country, and 92.3% of malarial infections occurred in gold miners

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Operation Vanguard arrests 7 Chinese illegal miners in

Aug 29, 2019Seven (7) Chinese illegal miners on Tuesday August 27, 2019 were arrested by Operation Vanguard in the Western Region MyNewsGh has confirmed. Also READ 12 Nigerians arrested over abduction, cyber fraud The team tasked by government to end activities of illegal

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Mercury, Ghana's Poisonous Problem Human Rights Watch

Oct 10, 2014Much of it has been brought in by Chinese miners, a government source told me. Ghana even appears to be an entry point for mercury into the West

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Chinese Embassy In Ghana Confirmed Arrest Of 124 Chinese

The Chinese Embassy in Ghana confirmed on Wednesday that 124 Chinese citizens have been detained for alleged illegal gold mining in Ghana. Photos of Chinese miners reportedly being abused by

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Conflict, collusion and corruption in small-scale gold

Conflict, collusion and corruption in small-scale gold mining Chinese miners and the state in Ghana Article ( Available) in Commonwealth and Comparative Politics February 2017 with 172 Reads

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Illegal Chinese Miners Invade Villages In Wassa East

Mar 27, 2017Rich gold mining villages and towns in the Wassa East District of the Western Region have been invaded by illegal Chinese gold miners, whose illegal gold mining activities have been severely affecting water bodies, cocoa plantation and forest

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124 Chinese miners detained, allegedly abused by Ghanaian

A first person account, shared online, by a Chinese citizen in Ghana accused Chinese miners of raping and harassing locals. Numerous photos have also been uploaded to Weibo,

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Dig for gold in Ghana at your own risk, Chinese miners

Chinese miners have been flocking to Ghana, Africa's second-largest gold exporter and the world's tenth largest, for several years. At the height of the miners' gold rush in 2012-13, more than 30,000 Chinese were mining Ghanaian gold, according to an earlier report by the Global Times, a newspaper owned by Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily.

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Ghana's gold diggers Scramble comes at high cost

In the first in a series of four films, we meet local 'galamsey' miners and investigate the business of illegal gold mining. People have mined for gold in what is now Ghana for thousands of years. The precious metal has always been easy to find, hence the name the

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Africa or Bust Chinese Gold Miners Take Huge Risks TIME

Jul 04, 2013Ghana has been inundated with migrant gold miners in recent years and the vast majority — an estimated 50,000 — are Chinese from Shanglin county. The Chinese miners claim they were operating in legal partnership with local Ghanaian landowners (although many admit to

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15 illegal Chinese miners arrested by 'Operation Vanguard

Yen.gh News ☛ Members of the Operation Vanguard taskforce have apprehended 15 Chinese illegal miners in the Juaboso District in the Western North region. The taskforce members are stationed at their Forward Operating Base in the Western region.

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101 Chinese miners held in Ghana released on bail World

Oct 19, 2012A group of 101 Chinese miners detained in Ghana last week on charges of illegal gold mining have been released on bail, officials said. Beijing A group of 101 Chinese miners detained in Ghana last week on charges of illegal gold mining have been released on

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Ghana guns, gold and Chinese illegal mining Africa

Jun 05, 2017Traditionally, small-scale gold mining in Ghana has been carried out by locals on their own land using hand-operated tools. These methods have slowly modernised and expanded, but the recent influx of foreign predominantly Chinese miners has accelerated this development.

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Ghana guns, gold and Chinese illegal mining Africa

Jun 05, 2017Traditionally, small-scale gold mining in Ghana has been carried out by locals on their own land using hand-operated tools. These methods have slowly modernised and expanded, but the recent influx of foreign predominantly Chinese miners has accelerated this development.

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There and Back Again Conceptualising the Chinese Gold

Sep 27, 2016With that, the Chinese gold rush in Ghana was largely brought to an inglorious end. Conceptualising the Chinese Migrant Miner. So what does this tell us about the perception of Chinese migrant miners in Ghana, and the role of Chinese migration to the African continent more generally?

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Over 100 Chinese miners arrested in Ghana news.yahoo

Jun 06, 2013ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — A spokesman for Ghana's immigration service said that 161 Chinese nationals, who were arrested for illegal gold mining this week, will be deported to China. Francis Palm-Deti, spokesman for Ghana's Immigration Service, said the miners

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101 Chinese miners held in Ghana released on bail World

Oct 19, 2012A group of 101 Chinese miners detained in Ghana last week on charges of illegal gold mining have been released on bail, officials said. Beijing A group of 101 Chinese miners detained in Ghana last week on charges of illegal gold mining have been released on

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China warns Ghana over arrest of illegal Chinese miners

The Chinese embassy in Ghana has in a strongly worded letter to the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, warned of dire consequences if the current clampdown on illegal Chinese miners continues. According to the embassy, many of the Chinese nationals involved in galamsey are the victims of fraud and blackmail and as such the

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Ghana Gold Mining and Exploration Investing News

Many major miners are pursuing Ghana gold mining. The country has seen economic growth and great resource output in recent years. Those factors make gold mining in Ghana a pursuit with great

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Illegal Chinese miners arrested classfmonline

Illegal Chinese miners arrested. By Classfmonline on 2019-03-23 223755. Some Chinese nationals involved in illegal mining in Ghana have been arrested by the monitoring team of the Inter-ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM)

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Ghana deports thousands of illegal Chinese miners News

Jul 16, 2013Ghana deports thousands of illegal Chinese miners Guardian Reporter 16 Jul 2013 0734 The living quarters for Chinese miners at a mine that was raided by Ghana's security forces in Dunkwa-on-Offin

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Ghana Why are the Chinese miners here? Antarctica Journal

Jun 08, 20195.0 01 Ghana has sold its soul to China, said Alex Bossman Baafi. Small-scale gold-mining permits are reserved by law for native-born Ghanaians only. Yet Chinese immigrants are operating illegal gold mines all over the country, with expensive

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More than 100 Chinese miners held in Ghana news.au

Francis Palm-Deti, spokesman for Ghana's Immigration Service, said the miners were arrested between Saturday and Wednesday. It brings to 181 the total number of Chinese that the country's

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Gold miners held in Ghana Africa chinadaily.cn

Shanglin's mining tradition . Shanglin, a State-level impoverished county in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, contributes around 90 percent of the Chinese miners in Ghana, the second-largest gold

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Chinese government says Chinese miners in Ghana at their

- The Chinese government has said it would not protect any of its nationals, should they be arrested. China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned Chinese citizens who work at gold mines in Ghana, of not being protected by their home country if they get snared in a crackdown on illegal mining.

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Chinese participation in Ghana's informal gold mining

This paper brings some clarity to the debate on Chinese participation in Ghana's artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector. Over the past decade, tens of thousands of Chinese nationals have migrated to rural Ghana, where they have proceeded to extract gold, for the most part undeterred, illicitly.

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Dig for gold in Ghana at your own risk, Chinese miners

Apr 23, 2019Some Chinese citizens had been detained "in recent days" for working at Ghanaian gold mines illegally, it said, without providing details. China's embassy in Ghana alerted miners at the start of the new year that they faced the possibility of being arrested as the local government stepped up its crackdown on foreign operations.

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Blame Ghanaians for assisting, protecting Chinese illegal

The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana is accusing Ghanaians of assisting and providing Chinese nationals with protection to engage in illegal mining, locally called 'galamsey'. Shi Ting Wang questioned how foreigners would be able to determine gold deposits without the support of the indigenous people. The Ambassador was reacting to some Chinese national's involvement in illegal

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