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Chinese Media Reaction to Aisha Huang’s Sentencing Focuses on the Lack of Effective Governance in Ghana

HEADLINE TRANSLATION: China’s “gold mining queen” jailed! Faces four-and-a-half years in prison for illegal mining

Online media reaction to this week’s sentencing of Chinese national Aisha Huang, aka “The Galamsey Queen,” by the High Court in Ghana to four and a half years in prison for running a vast illegal mining operation was predictably subdued.

Generally speaking, Chinese media (both state-run and social media) tend to avoid publishing much on controversial topics, like when compatriots are found guilty of criminal behavior.

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