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Illicit Miners Bribe Local Officials to Mine in River Cess

Illicit Miners Bribe Local Officials to Mine in River Cess

River Cess officials have received L$650,000 (US$3,250) in bribes and gratuities from illegal miners operating in the south-central county. The situation is a typical example of how local and county officials meddle in mining administration—a major challenge in the mining sector for decades.

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