Global Week in Review: Nelson Mandela's Family Visits Him in Hospital

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  • World’s First Tablet Café Debuts in Africa
  • Togo Football Players Withdraw From Cup Qualifier in Libya
  • Ghana Jails Chinese Nationals for Illegal Gold Mining
  • Report Calls Out  Zimbabwean Security Forces Ahead of Elections
  • Dropped Charges in Deadly South African Rape Case Outrage Public
  • Family Visits Ailing Nelson Mandela in Hospital
  • Britain’s First Black Marchioness
  • U.K. Announces Payments to Mistreated Kenyans
  • Millions Needed to Save Mali’s Damaged Cultural Heritage
  • Nigeria Tops List of Children Without School
  • African Warlord Joseph Kony Poaches Elephants for Resources

Ghana Jails Chinese Nationals for Illegal Gold Mining

Ghanaian police officials detained more than 160 Chinese nationals in a national crackdown on illegal gold mining. Each detainee will reportedly face a fine and deportation. Locals have also attributed the growing problem to polluted water supplies and land conflicts.

(Photo: REUTERS/Kwasi Kpodo)

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