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Over 60kg of gold impounded at Douala airport

APAnews | Cameroonian customs officials have seized more than 60 kg of gold that was being smuggled out of the country through Douala International Airport, APA learned on Monday from sources close to the case.

By Mbog Achille

According to customs estimates, the item seized is worth more than CFA1 billion.

The first elements of the investigation suggest the dismantling of an international network of traffickers involving Africans, Asians and Europeans.

It is not known whether the gold seized originated in Cameroon or whether its conveyors were in transit in Douala.

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2 comments

  1. a country without a strong vibrant industrial sector is not a country.no matter the quontity of raw materials in thier soil.if they do not use the first natural resource of a country which is soil,to creat the primary sector that will give birth to the secondary,industry,then the third commercialization.forget,even if river MONGO is filled with gold nothing will change.

    • Herbs for Healing

      Bah, I beg to disagree with you right here. Industralisation and civilisation are enemies to a progressive natural human. Our ancestors were more interested in spiritual enlightenment, not material wealth and that explains why they lived for long . All we need is eat naturally, love , socialize and respect mother Earth, not exploit it like the Europeans are doing. We are protectors of this beautiful Earth.

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