CHINA-AFRICA-MINING : News Photo

CHINA-AFRICA-MINING

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In a photo taken on June 10, 2013 women whose husbands work as miners in the west African country of Ghana display photos taken by their husbands while being detained by Ghanian authorities, at a cafe in the town of Shanglin in southwestern China's Guangxi province. Thousands of men left a poor county in southern China to seek fortunes as gold miners in Africa -- but their families are terrified after deadly clashes and arrests forced many to go into hiding. Men from Shanglin began traveling to Ghana around a decade ago, after mastering mining technology in the 1990s while pioneering the exploitation of gold reserves in China's cold northeast. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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In a photo taken on June 10, 2013 women whose husbands work as miners in the west African country of Ghana display photos taken by their husbands while being detained by Ghanian authorities, at a cafe in the town of Shanglin in southwestern China's Guangxi province. Thousands of men left a poor county in southern China to seek fortunes as gold miners in Africa -- but their families are terrified after deadly clashes and arrests forced many to go into hiding. Men from Shanglin began traveling to Ghana around a decade ago, after mastering mining technology in the 1990s while pioneering the exploitation of gold reserves in China's cold northeast. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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In a photo taken on June 10 2013 women whose husbands work as miners... News Photo 170361307Adult,African,Authority,Cafe,China,Country,Display,Finance,Ghana,Guangxi,Horizontal,Husband,Men,Miner,Photography,Province,Town,Women,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIn a photo taken on June 10, 2013 women whose husbands work as miners in the west African country of Ghana display photos taken by their husbands while being detained by Ghanian authorities, at a cafe in the town of Shanglin in southwestern China's Guangxi province. Thousands of men left a poor county in southern China to seek fortunes as gold miners in Africa -- but their families are terrified after deadly clashes and arrests forced many to go into hiding. Men from Shanglin began traveling to Ghana around a decade ago, after mastering mining technology in the 1990s while pioneering the exploitation of gold reserves in China's cold northeast. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)