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Ghanaian Court Jails the Notorious Chinese “Galamsey Queen” for Illegal Mining

Convicted illegal miner Aisha Huang (aka the "Galamsey Queen") was escorted by police from the High Court in Accra, Ghana on Decembert 4, 2023. Image via JoyOnline.

Aisha Huang will spend the next four and a half years in a Ghanaian jail cell after the Accra High Court handed down a ruling on Monday that dominated the news in the West African country.

Huang, who was known as the “Galamsey Queen” for running a massive illegal mining operation in Ghana, will also have to pay a $4,000 fine.

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