Dicing with death: South Africa’s…

BBC NEWS AFRICA | October 9, 2013

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Thousands of men are risking their lives in what is being dubbed Johannesburg’s second gold rush – an illegal and desperate scramble for what remains of the precious metal.

The men – many from poorer African countries – go underground to sift through the remnants of South Africa’s abandoned mines.

Andrew Harding reports.

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