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Somalia Expels Chinese Firm For ‘Illegal Mining’

AFRICANGLOBE - The Chinese company had caused "civil turmoil and tension" in its area of operation after introducing "an armed militia to protect its illegally obtained mining acreage."

Swiss Firm Alleged to Have Laundering Pillaged Gold From Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - On 1 November 2013,TRIAL (Track Impunity Always) filed a criminal complaint to the Swiss Federal Prosecutor against the Swiss precious metals refinery Argor-Heraeus SA for allegedly laundering gold pillaged from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Ghana Detains Chinese Nationals Over Illegal Gold Mining

AFRICANGLOBE - Ghanaian authorities have detained 43 Chinese nationals for suspected illegal gold mining, the Chinese embassy confirmed Thursday. The embassy said it was consulting with related Ghanaian authorities to handle the issue properly.

Ghana Takes Action Against Illegal Chinese Miners

AFRICANGLOBE - Thousands of Chinese have left their villages in China, searching for better opportunities in gold-rich African countries like Burkina Faso, Togo and Ghana. Now these Chinese migrants have set their sights on the Ghana

Illegal Chinese Miners Flee Obuasi, Ghana

AFRICANGLOBE - A crack military team of officers stormed the Obuasi Municipal area at the weekend to flush out pockets of illegal Chinese small scale miners still operating on the AngloGold Ashanti concession.