We work like elephants, and eat like ants

 In January 2020, I was speaking to a group of so-called “artisanal refiners” in Port Harcourt,

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 15/01/2021

We work like elephants, and eat like ants

 In January 2020, I was speaking to a group of so-called “artisanal refiners” in Port Harcourt,

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