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Malawi Farmers Rush to Gold Amid Poor Harvests


Malawi Farmers Rush to Gold Amid Poor Harvests
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Farmers in Malawi have rushed to small-scale gold mining to make up for lost income from poor harvests. Villagers are digging up and sifting soil in search of the precious metal to sell to buyers in neighboring countries.  But authorities are cracking down on the unlicensed mining, as Lameck Masina reports from Lilongwe.

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