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Mining for Congo's gold

A young gold miner works in Makala gold mine camp near the town of Mongbwalu in Ituri province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A young gold miner works in Makala gold mine camp near the town of Mongbwalu in Ituri province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A young gold miner works in Makala gold mine camp near the town of Mongbwalu in Ituri province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Men work at Makala gold mine camp near the town of Mongbwalu in Ituri province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp near the town of Mongbwalu in Ituri province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp near the town of Mongbwalu in Ituri province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Miners rest at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Miners rest at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Miners rest at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A miner washes gold at Makala gold mine camp. 

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A miner washes gold at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A miner washes gold at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Miners work at Makala gold mine camp. 

REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Miners work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Miners work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A young miner sleeps at Makala gold mine camp. 

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A young miner sleeps at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A young miner sleeps at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A woman works at Makala gold mine camp. 

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A woman works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A woman works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A young man works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A young man works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A young man works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A man plays with his son at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A man plays with his son at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A man plays with his son at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Miners stand in front of their shelter at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Miners stand in front of their shelter at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Miners stand in front of their shelter at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A miner stands at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A miner stands at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A miner stands at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A woman works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A woman works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A woman works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Women work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Women work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Women work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Miners rest at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Miners rest at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Miners rest at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Men work at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A young man works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A young man works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A young man works at Makala gold mine camp. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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