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Sierra Leoneans want a share of mining profits, or they want compensation

The arrival of a Chinese gold mining company in Kono, a diamond-rich district in the east of Sierra Leone, had a devastating impact on the local community, cutting its water supply and threatening farmers’ livelihoods – and their attempts to seek justice have been frustrated at every turn

Chinese mining company accused of ‘ruining’ Sierra Leone village

The arrival of a foreign mining company in Kono, a diamond-rich district in the east of Sierra Leone, had a devastating impact on the local community – and their attempts to seek justice have been frustrated at every turn.

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