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    Sep 11, 2013 Thousands of children work in Tanzania's small-scale gold mines, some but Tanzania also exports gold to Switzerland, South Africa, China, 

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    Jul 20, 2016 Precious minerals such as gold and diamonds top the list of minerals mined by about one million children in Africa between the ages of 5 and 

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    Jul 10, 2013 Though child labor is against the law in the West African nation, the Child labor in the gold mines here is so prevalent — and so obvious 

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  • Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

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    Jan 18, 2016 Children as young as seven mining cobalt used in smartphones, says Amnesty estimated that there were 40,000 children working in all the mines across the south In a joint-investigation with African Resources Watch (Afrewatch), an and sale of other mineral such as gold, coltan and tin from the DRC.

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    Aug 11, 2008 The agency's journalists watched as gold mined by children was bought but there are thousands of them in Africa, South America and Asia.

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    Aug 10, 2015 Thousands of illegal miners spend days deep underground in search of gold in Johannesburg, South Africa. Offiicals say they're costing the 

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    Jul 20, 2016 Precious minerals such as gold and diamonds top the list of minerals mined by about one million children in Africa between the ages of 5 and 

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    Mar 12, 2018 “For us, mining is a pillar and a cornerstone of the South African ounces of gold in 2018, making it one of the largest gold mines in the world.

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  • South Africa's Illegal Gold Mines

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  • How a Gold Mining Boom is Killing the Children of Nigeria - Yale E360

    Mar 1, 2012 It is a pattern seen in various parts of the world — children being sickened from But the scale of the problem in Nigeria's gold-mining region of 

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