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Letter from Africa: Why a new word in Ghana spells …

2017-5-31 · image caption Ghana has a long history of gold mining "Galamsey", apparently is a corruption of "gather and sell", which was the description of the traditional method of mining for gold made by ...

Ghana suspends planned listing of $500m gold …

2020-10-6 · GHANA has suspended the $500m listing of a gold royalty fund owing to concerns raised by the main opposition party, the National Democratic Congress, about transparency and governance, said Reuters. "It would be detrimental to proceed …

Growing Civil Society Anger in Ghana About the …

2021-4-22 · There''s growing frustration in Ghana over the government''s apparent refusal to crack down on Chinese participation in illegal gold mining, a practice known locally as galamsey. This is an issue that''s been simmering for years, but recently activists and …

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Conflict, collusion and corruption in small-scale gold ...

2017-8-27 · Conflict, collusion and corruption in small-scale gold mining in Ghana: Chinese miners and the state Gordon Crawford & Gabriel Botchwey Abstract The global rush to grab resources took an unexpected turn in Ghana recently. With the hike in gold prices from 2008 onwards, a large influx of foreign miners, especially from China, entered into the

Ghana''s Atewa Forest: Monitoring Mining Which May …

2017-8-14 · Illegal gold mining activities are already threatening the water supply, as quality monitoring and assessment of major rivers by Ghana''s Water Research Institute confirmed in May 2017. This is highly likely to get worse when bauxite mining starts in the area. From 2008 to 2016, most of the illegal gold mining …

Journalists Network advocates aggressive ...

2021-4-30 · The Ghana Journalists Network on Mining Oil and Gas (GJNMOG), a media advocacy network, has advocated aggressive approach towards tackling illegal mining…

Gov''t Moves To ShutDown QNet Over Investment …

2021-7-20 · The Attorney General has filed documents in court to close down three private companies allegedly operating what is akin to a Ponzi scheme. The companies have been posing as recruitment agencies, mainly in the middle, northern belts of the country and some parts of Greater Accra, and collecting huge sums from the public under the guise of providing them jobs, especially in the gold and mining ...

FDI inflows into Ghana''s mining sector between 1983 …

2012-7-5 · Foreign direct investment inflows into the mining sector in Ghana between 1983 to 2011 is estimated to be $6.2 billion, according to the Chief Executive of the Ghana Chamber of Mines. The FDIs were said to have come from production, exploration and support services companies in the sector. Dr Aubynn disclosed this in Kumasi at a day''s seminar ...

Three dead, more missing after Ghana mine collapse ...

2021-5-26 · Three people were killed when an illegal gold mine collapsed in southern Ghana and rescuers were trying to reach at least a dozen more trapped inside, an emergency services official said on Wednesday. Accidents in small-scale gold-mining, known locally as "galamsey", are common in the West African nation and President Nana Akufo-Addo has vowed ...

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2021-5-23 · Ghana Government to Condemn Mercury-use in Gold-mining first action in 2021 May 28, 2021 January 12, 2021 by pronk007 Because the actions of this government show a triple agenda (worse than the KONKONGSA, a Twi-concept), for three groups: 1.

Business Journalists laud Newmont''s Akyem …

2015-9-22 · Speaking on behalf of the JBA after the tour, Mr Suleiman Mustapha, the General Secretary, expressed satisfaction about the establishment of the Newmont Akyem Development Foundation (NAkDeF), in which for every ounce of gold sold, a dollar is deposited towards the development of the mining communities. "As journalists …

Opinion: Goldfields Ghana''s Transition To ''Contract …

2017-12-15 · As a Ghanaian Mining Engineer, I am a key stakeholder of the mining industry of this country and have decided to add my voice to the trending issue of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Tarkwa Gold Mine, making a transition from owner mining to contract mining…

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Publish What You Pay 2015. 548.39 KB. Presidential Address at the 88th Annual General Meeting of the Ghana Chamber of Mines. 404.52 KB. Ghana Mining Industry Awards 2015 (Categories) 401.33 KB. 2015 Mining in Ghana What future can we expect. 2.14 . Performance of the Mining Industry in Ghana …

Ghana suspends planned listing of $500m gold …

2020-10-6 · GHANA has suspended the $500m listing of a gold royalty fund owing to concerns raised by the main opposition party, the National Democratic Congress, …

AngloGold trains 40 journalists on mining reporting

2020-12-15 · AngloGold trains 40 journalists on mining reporting. December 15, 2020. in General. Some forty journalists and Information Service Centre operators in the Ashanti Region have benefitted from a 3-day training on reporting on mining and related issues, organized by AngloGold Ashanti Ghana (AGAG), Obuasi Mines. The workshop facilitated by El de D ...

Gold miners flock to Ghana which takes mantle as …

2019-6-9 · GHANA is forecast to consolidate its position as Africa''s largest gold producer taking a mantle longed possessed by South Africa, said Bloomberg News.. The proposed re-start of the Obuasi gold mine owned by AngloGold Ashanti, is expected to add 350,000 to 450,000 ounces a year to Ghana…

Two Chinese Nationals Arrested in Ghanaian Army …

2021-4-29 · Two suspected illegal gold miners arrested in Ghana. Image via Modern Ghana. Ghanaian army troops fanned out across the country on Wednesday in a nationwide crackdown on illegal mining in river areas, arresting dozens, including at least two Chinese nationals.

Strained relations: A critical analysis of the mining ...

2007-1-1 · For over 100 years, Prestea, 3 which is located in south-western Ghana approximately 200 km west of the country capital of Accra, has been an important location for industrial-scale gold mining: to date, more than eleven million ounces of gold have been produced in Prestea and the adjacent Bogoso locality. Currently, Golden Star Resources, a Canadian-listed multinational which acquired a 90 ...

Citi FM raid: Gov''t attacking journalists ...

2021-5-13 · Community Focus Foundation Ghana (CFF-GHANA) has accused government of adopting the tactics of attacking journalists to deliberately promote the culture of silence in Ghana. According to the Civil Society Organisation, it have observed with utmost sadness and disappointment the continuous attacks on otherwise hard-working Journalists in Ghana.

Mining Groups in Upper East accuse Chinese ...

2021-6-14 · The firm which recently changed its name from Shaanxi Mining (Ghana) Limited to Earl International Group (GH)Gold Limited and seeking for permit to go into large scale mining …

Stop Destroying Cocoa Farms For Gold

2017-6-19 · Addressing journalists at a press conference in Accra recently, Mr. Aidoo warned Ghanaians to stop the habit of destroying cocoa farmlands for gold mining activities. He stressed that "if this disturbing trend was not changed it would go a long way to ruin Ghana''s beautiful chance of maintaining its position as the second largest cocoa ...

GHANA: Ghana Journalists Condemn Gold Mining …

2006-1-23 · GHANA: Ghana Journalists Condemn Gold Mining Campaign Aimed at Children Published by . Environment News Service | Monday, January 23, 2006. The Ghana Institute of Journalism is objecting to a new public relations collaboration between the mining company Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd. and the weekly newspaper "Junior Graphic" to make positive ...

Ghanaians demand justice from gold miners

Ghana Has 0% Share In Gold Operations. Peace FM. 14 September 2011. City & Business Guide has gathered that Ghana currently holds zero percent share in five mining companies operating in the country.. Ghana is currently losing a lot of revenue as the multinational mining companies are exploiting the country''s mineral wealth.

How illegal mining is wiping out Ghana''s forests ...

2019-5-29 · The mining of bauxite is however yet to commence but advocates within the communities say while fighting illegal mining in the forest is important, the purpose is defeated if the government is giving up the sanity of the forest reserve in a trade deal for bauxite mining. Lenient court sentences. A-Rocha Ghana, a nongovernmental organization ...

Continuous primitive accumulation in Ghana: the real …

2011-11-30 · [Google Scholar], pp. 272–273), this system was corrupted during the Wassa ''gold rush'' when chiefs commercialised land by leasing it to foreign mining firms and the local capitalist class. This practice has continued till today, as illustrated by Kojo Amanor in his study of Southeastern Ghana (Amanor 2010 Amanor, K. S. 2010.

Clergyman commends government''s fight against …

2021-5-28 · Rev Gyappah who was speaking to the Ghana News Agency in an interview in Accra, said ''I condemn any act that aids in destroying the environment, adding that ''I believe it is the duty of the President according to the Mining and the Water Resources Act, to ensure that our resources and river bodies are properly managed and secured''.