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Jun 25, 2013· A crackdown on illegal gold mining involving foreign workers in Ghana has seen more than 200 Chinese and other West Africans arrested at several mine locations across the country.

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Aug 02, 2019· Mining farms and equipment were burned, and 5,000 Chinese workers were deported. The Ghanaian government claimed that these workers were illegal, under the Small-Scale Gold Mining Act of 1989 . One Chinese investor, however, claimed that the Chinese workers filled in the correct immigration paperwork.

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Jun 10, 2013· This is not the first time Chinese gold miners in Ghana have faced the imminent threat of being detained, beaten, shot, or even killed. In October 2012, a 16-year-old boy was shot to death while ...

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Jun 13, 2013· BACKGROUND ARTICLE: From Gold Mine to Land Mine – The Chinese in Ghana . Tensions between Chinese immigrants and Ghanaians reached their zenith in the first week of June as authorities started raiding camps, mines and hotels in search of Chinese nationals that were trespassing the law by overstaying their visa or undertaking illegal mining.

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Oct 08, 2012· Thirty-eight were deported last month, China's embassy in Ghana said in a statement on its website dated Sept. 30. ... Chinese-made gold mining equipment has quickly become popular in mining ...

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From the mid-2000–2013, approximately 50,000 irregular Chinese migrants entered Ghana to engage in small-scale gold mining. These migrants overwhelmingly hailed from Shanglin County, in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region — an area with a tradition of alluvial gold mining, and

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Dec 15, 2020· Australian gold miner Resolute Mining has agreed to sell its Bibiani underground gold mine project in Ghana to China's Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co …

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Jun 07, 2013· Ghana made $4.9bn from gold exports in 2011, according to the Bank of Ghana. Viewed as a success story in often turbulent west Africa, the country saw its economy grow by 14 percent in …

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Jun 25, 2013· A crackdown on illegal gold mining involving foreign workers in Ghana has seen more than 200 Chinese and other West Africans arrested at several mine locations across the country.

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May 02, 2017· In June and July 2013 alone more than 4,500 illegal Chinese gold miners were deported. More recently, in August 2016, the government expelled about 30 illegal miners, the majority of them Chinese ...

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Jun 07, 2013· Over 160 illegal Chinese gold mine workers and prospectors arrested in Ghana since June 1 will be deported next week, with no criminal charges, …

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Jun 10, 2013· This is not the first time Chinese gold miners in Ghana have faced the imminent threat of being detained, beaten, shot, or even killed. In October 2012, a 16-year-old boy was shot to death while ...

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Oct 15, 2012· In September, Ghana deported 38 Chinese miners who had been detained in an earlier raid, according to statements on the website of the Chinese embassy in Ghana. China and Ghana …

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Jun 07, 2013· DAKAR, Senegal — The authorities in Ghana have conducted sweeping arrests of Chinese citizens in the nation's gold-mining regions, officials …

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In the West African state of Ghana, at least 10,000 Chinese immigrants have poured into the country in recent years, attracted by the potential for gold mining.

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Jan 12, 2016· POISON, ROBBERY, VIOLENCE. By this time, Ghana's mining industry was in chaos, with Al Jazeera reporting on the dangers of illegal mining, fuelled by "widespread corruption".. It …

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Jan 10, 2016· A month after the Jungle Gold evacuation, the Ghanaian government conducted a nationwide crackdown on illegal foreign miners, causing thousands of Chinese nationals to be deported. If the global gold price plummeted, many more would leave Ghana voluntarily, depriving poor mining villages of what had become a crucial source of support.

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A SPOKESMAN for Ghana's immigration service says 161 Chinese citizens, who were arrested for illegal gold mining this week, will be deported.

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Jun 11, 2013· Luo Mingjun, 35, said that he formerly worked in a factory in Yiwu, in Zhejiang Province, but that his boss owned a gold mine in Ghana and sent him to work there late last year.