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Modern day gold rush shaping up in Sudan
SUDAN (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - There's a modern day gold rush going on in Africa.
Hundreds of thousands of people are grabbing their shovels and digging through the sands in Sudan.
Experts say 50 tons of gold will be pulled from the ground this year.
The gold could be a major new source of income for the country.
The country lost a large amount of oil revenue when South Sudan gained its independence in 2011.