• Illegal mining: 11 Chinese, other foreigners, deported

    More than 30 illegal miners, including 11 Chinese, who had been involved in illegal gold mining in Zamfara State, have been deported from Nigeria.

  • 38 Chinese nationals deported from Ghana for illegal gold

    38 Chinese nationals caught mining for gold illegally in the west African nation of Ghana have been arrested and deported. The Washington Post reports that China’s embassy to Ghana made the

  • Over 100 Chinese miners arrested in Ghana

    ACCRA, 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.

  • Ghana deports thousands in crackdown on illegal Chinese

    14.11 EDT Thousands of Chinese nationals have been deported from Ghana in a crackdown on the plunder of the country's gold by illegal miners. Immigration authorities say more than 4,500 Chinese.

  • chinese deported from gold mines site in ghana

    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 SmallScale Gold Mining Act of 1989 . One Chinese investor, however, claimed that the Chinese workers filled in the correct immigration paperwork. Get Price

  • Aisha Huang and four other Chinese illegal miners deported

    The Chinese illegal mining "queen," En Huang aka Aisha, and the four other Chinese nationals who were arrested for their involvement in illegal mining (galamsey) in Ghana, have been deported

  • Illegal Chinese miners caught in Ghana to be deported next

    Over 160 illegal Chinese gold mine workers and prospectors arrested in Ghana since June 1 will be deported next week, with no criminal charges, a spokesman for the country’s Immigration Service

  • Illegal Chinese miners to be deported from Sierra Leone

    The Director of Crime Services, Chief Superintendent Brima Jah has disclosed to journalists that thirty-one (31) Chinese nationals are going to be deported for illegal mining activities in

  • Illegal Chinese gold miners blamed for pollution, violence

    Facing mounting tensions, violence, and pollution, Ghana has stepped up the arrest and deportation of those illegal foreign miners in recent years. In June and July 2013 alone more than 4,500.

  • Ghana probes death of 'illegal Chinese gold miner' BBC News

    China has protested over the death of the 16-year-old boy in the gold-rich Ashanti region last week. More than 100 Chinese nationals were arrested during the security force operation against.

  • Ghana probes death of 'illegal Chinese gold miner' BBC News

    Oct 15, 2012· Last month, about 30 Chinese miners were deported, Ghanaian officials said, AFP reports. The government says illegal mining negatively affects the economy and is

  • Aisha Huang and four other Chinese illegal miners deported

    The Chinese illegal mining "queen," En Huang aka Aisha, and the four other Chinese nationals who were arrested for their involvement in illegal mining (galamsey) in Ghana, have been deported

  • Ghana Expels Illegal Chinese Gold Miners Voice of

    Ghana is expelling more than 160 Chinese nationals as part of a recent crackdown on illegal gold mining. The government announced the expulsions this week, about a month after President John

  • 19 illegal Chinese miners ‘ll be prosecuted according to

    May 19, 2020· 19 illegal Chinese miners ‘ll be prosecuted according to Mining Act — Adegbite On May 9, 2020 12:05 pm In News by Lawal Sherifat Kindly Share This Story:

  • Illegal Chinese miners to be deported from Sierra Leone

    The 31 illegal Chinese miners should not only to be deported but to serve jail sentence in Sierra Leone and then deported. I am 100 percent certain that, if these illegal miners were Sierra Leoneans in China, they will be put in hard labour jails for a lengthen period and then deported after.

  • 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

  • Ghana Suspects Beijing Retaliation, After Deporting

    Jul 19, 2013· Thousands of Chinese nationals have been deported from Ghana in a crackdown on the plunder of the country’s gold by illegal miners.. Immigration authorities say more than 4,500 Chinese

  • As Gold Surges, So Does Illegal Mining Tied to Crime and

    Aug 13, 2019· The gold rally fueled by the U.S.-China trade war is unleashing a growing wave of illegal miners who are increasingly pushing into fragile environments that range from Latin America’s Amazon to

  • Ghana deports thousands of illegal Chinese miners The

    Jul 16, 2013· Thousands of Chinese nationals have been deported from Ghana in a crackdown on the plunder of the country's gold by illegal miners.

  • Galamsey in Ghana and China's illegal gold rush — Asia by

    Ghana’s tradition of artisanal gold mining and the gold price boom which began in 2007 led tens of thousands of Chinese migrants to seek their fortunes in Ghana. Bringing heavy machinery, illegal Chinese gold miners precipitated economic and social instability as well as increases in gun violence, drug trafficking and corruption

  • Ghana’s Gold Sparks Conflict With Illegal Chinese Miners

    Oct 08, 2012· Ghana’s Gold Sparks Conflict With Illegal Chinese Miners Pauline Bax Thirty-eight were deported last month, China’s embassy in Ghana said in a

  • Photo: 8 Chinese Miners Arrested For Illegal Gold Mining

    August 15, 2017 Photo: 8 Chinese Miners Arrested For Illegal Gold Mining In Kampani Zurak Plateau State 8 Chinese miners were on yesterday arrested for practicing illegal mining activities in Plateau state. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, accused security operatives of aiding and abetting illegal mining activities in Plateau State.

  • Ghana arrests 124 Chinese citizens for illegal gold mining

    Jun 06, 2013· Ghana's president, John Dramani Mahama, formed a political committee to crack down on illegal mining last month. More than 50,000 Chinese gold miners

  • Ghana Deports 39 Chinese After Swoop on Illegal Gold Mining

    Jun 10, 2013· Ghana deported 39 Chinese nationals for unlawfully mining gold in the continent’s second-biggest producer of the metal.

  • Aisha Huang and four other Chinese illegal miners deported

    The Chinese illegal mining "queen," En Huang aka Aisha, and the four other Chinese nationals who were arrested for their involvement in illegal mining (galamsey) in Ghana, have been deported

  • 19 illegal Chinese miners ‘ll be prosecuted according to

    May 19, 2020· 19 illegal Chinese miners ‘ll be prosecuted according to Mining Act — Adegbite On May 9, 2020 12:05 pm In News by Lawal Sherifat Kindly Share This Story:

  • Over 5000 Chinese illegal miners deported without

    Over 5000 Chinese illegal miners deported without prosecution Baako. By. Kwadwo Anim April 21, 2019. Facebook. Twitter. Yaw Osafo Marfo justification of the Akufo Addo government’s decision to deport Chinese galamsey kingpin Aisha Huang and without prosecuting her in Ghana.

  • Ghana deports thousands of illegal Chinese miners The

    Jul 16, 2013· Thousands of Chinese nationals have been deported from Ghana in a crackdown on the plunder of the country's gold by illegal miners.

  • Denouncing Aisha Huang’s deportation: Should Ghana have

    Apr 28, 2019· Credible sources have it that the erstwhile NDC government nabbed and deported over 5,000 illegal Chinese miners, including suspected murderers, and, inexplicably left

  • As Gold Surges, So Does Illegal Mining Tied to Crime and

    Aug 13, 2019· The gold rally fueled by the U.S.-China trade war is unleashing a growing wave of illegal miners who are increasingly pushing into fragile environments that range from Latin America’s Amazon to

  • Photo: 8 Chinese Miners Arrested For Illegal Gold Mining

    August 15, 2017 Photo: 8 Chinese Miners Arrested For Illegal Gold Mining In Kampani Zurak Plateau State 8 Chinese miners were on yesterday arrested for practicing illegal mining activities in Plateau state. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, accused security operatives of aiding and abetting illegal mining activities in Plateau State.

  • 17 Chinese men arrested for illegal mining in Nigeria

    The Osun State Government on Sunday announced the arrest of 27 illegal miners in the state. Those apprehended include 17 Chinese nationals and 10 locals, including a local traditional ruler (Baale).

  • Ghana’s Gold Sparks Conflict With Illegal Chinese Miners

    Oct 08, 2012· Ghana’s Gold Sparks Conflict With Illegal Chinese Miners Pauline Bax Thirty-eight were deported last month, China’s embassy in Ghana said in a

  • Ghana arrests Chinese suspects in illegal mining crackdown

    Mar 27, 2013· Well while Chinese money is welcome. It looks like in certain circumstances some workers are not. At least 125 Chinese nationals involved in small-scale

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  • 161 illegal miners in Ghana face deportation Australian

    Jun 07, 2013· The fallout in Ghana from illegal mining by the Chinese continues as police, immigration and intelligence officials arrested over 160 Chinese citizens since

  • 31 Chinese Illegal Miners Deported In Zambia

    Jun 07, 2017· It seems it is not only in Ghana that the Chinese are involved in illegal mining. China’s Foreign Ministry reported on Wednesday that 31 of its nationals that were being held in Zambia for illegal mining have been deported from the African country. The 31 people deported included a pregnant woman and two victims of malaria.

  • Menace of foreigners in Ghana’s illegal gold mining

    Small-scale gold mining has made significant contributions to the Ghanaian economy. In 2014, small-scale mining produced 36 per cent of total gold output which represents, 1,484,793 ounces.

  • The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold

    Service reported that 4,592 Chinese nationals had been deported, as well as small numbers of other foreign nationals3. This study examined the impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold mining in Ghana. The Chinese presence introduced irrevocable changes, notably the use of heavy machinery and new technology, such that the sector will never