Gold fever in the African
• The Gold Rush of Africa
In Mali, besides the local beer (not the best quality) do not produce anything, so the government is quite formally authorized the independent production of gold for everyone. Mined the yellow metal a lot - up to 50 tons per year, is the third figure among African countries.
It is an important man - he has a metal detector. He looks for places where there is a metal, where you can dig a shallow pit.
Metellus found there immediately and go digging. This African Klondike.
All expect to find a large nugget - this has already happened more than once. Then you can buy a house and no longer work until the end of life. This all dream.
Some people are not lucky, they find nothing. Here is the "miner" was burned in his hole dug in the ground. "People are dying for the metal".
gold mining busy all. Bring motor pumps, you pay for it a few bags of earth in which the gold. And you can do nothing else - to sit in the local bar to drink bad beer and watch soccer via satellite. It's all watching football via satellite and dream to find a nugget the size of a head. Then we can do nothing and just watch football. The Islamists, who want independence for the Tuareg, but all annoying - they interfere to drink beer and watch football. All are happy that the French temporarily occupied the country. But for the French is the tension - all French airports are now run the military with machine guns. But the Malians, mining gold, do not care. The main thing is not to hinder search for gold.
The average gold seeker earns up to $ 150 per month. Mali is a lot. Well, that is according to the purchasing power is much more than it earns, for example, working in Chelyabinsk. In general, this is a rich man, by local standards.
Half a day waving Kyle, and "mine" is ready.
Gold here is almost at the surface, and even lazy Malians, dreaming of beer and football on TV, find the strength to dig the earth Kyle.
See how trying, Stakhanov. I think that now find a nugget the size of a soccer ball and go drink beer.
Bags packed earth, which then washed the gold.
The aunt also can not sit at home and they run to the river to wash the gold. To do this, they have a plastic bucket and half-dried local melons, such as pumpkins.
Children sitting at home and waiting for when they grow up and go to dig gold, too, to drink beer and watch PSG plays with St Etienne.
Aunts wash zolotishko.
This mistress of the local supermarket. It does not wash the gold, so so sad.
Dudes brought ironware for its "mine."
In the local market.
These tough guys in a bar - buyers of gold. You see, over there they do things you love to Malian - drinking beer and watching football. For this purpose they are buying gold miners.
One of the local baryg me gold for banknotes. To him there is a turn of the gold miners. Why not Jack London? Only tanned face.
That is it, Malian gold.