Angola To Crack Down On Foreign Illegal Diggers

07/09/2015 21:28

According to, the Angolan government is determined to crack down on foreigners who are said to illegally mine diamonds in the regions of Seteca, Catacala, Nhaera and Soma Kwanza. Government sources say the illegal diamond diggers come predominantly from Congo, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Soudan and Mauritania and are also said to be involved in drug trafficking, people-trafficking and money-laundering.