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Following Africa's gold smugglers to Dubai

One year ago   |   By Reuters

Billions of dollars worth of gold is being smuggled out of the African bush every year and funneled through the UAE. A Reuters analysis shows how it's surged, and the severe security and health impacts of the wildcat mining its fueling. Tim Cocks and Matthew Larotonda report.
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