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Arrest of Ghana’s Chinese Queen of Illegal Gold Mining Embarrasses Government

An image of En ('Aisha') Huang's national ID card, via Bright Simons's Twitter feed.

The re-arrest of a Chinese national deported from Ghana in 2018 for illegal small-scale gold mining (known in Ghana as galamsey) is causing a media sensation and raising many embarrassing questions.

Reporting about the arrest of En (aka Aisha) Huang has now moved to how she managed to acquire a national ID card despite being arrested and deported four years earlier. 

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