Senegal gold miners hit by Ebola measures

Thousands of miners stranded as government imposes trade restrictions to contain Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

    The government of Senegal has placed restrictions on gold trade to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

    Thousands of informal gold miners living along the Senegal-Guinea border are now stranded, with no money to leave.

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Bantoko in southern Senegal.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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