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Anas to release 'shocking' piece on illegal mining in Ghana

Ghanaian investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas is set to release his latest investigative piece which focuses on illegal mining. The award-winning journalist made the announcement on his Facebook page on Tuesday. The report, which he said will be published in the New Crusading Guide newspaper, features "illegal deals on mining sites." "Be prepared to see []...

Fighting 'Galamsey' and River Pollution in Ghana

Fighting 'Galamsey' and River Pollution in Ghana. The concern has been that if these illegal mining activities are allowed to persist, it will have dire consequences for the sustenance of livelihoods in the communities affected by these illegal mining activities....

How poverty spurs illegal gold mining in Ghana

Feb 10, 2016· SciDev recently released a video report investigating illegal mining in Ghana and the "galamsey" gold rush. Galamseys are unregulated small-scale miners who dig for gold illegally in Ghana, many of whom were former farmers forced to mine due to poverty and loss of farmable land, often due to the mining industry itself....

All that glitters: Ghana battles illegal mining Phys

Aug 11, 2017· All that glitters: Ghana battles illegal mining. Security forces recently clashed with illegal miners in the Ashanti region, leaving one miner dead. The incident in the town of Obuasi was a result of "Operation Vanguard", which has seen 400 members of the security forces deployed to ...

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`Let's Talk,' Ramaphosa Tells Producers: Africa Mining

Feb 05, 2019· Ghana Illegal Mining Fight, Steel Plans (9:50 a.m.) Ghana's efforts to combat illegal mining are yielding dividends, but the fight continues, President Nana ...

Ghana Making Strides to Stop Illegal Mining allAfrica

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Apr 26, 2019· Ghana is making positive strides in combating illegal mining in the country. At a News Conference to brief the media on what government had done so far in the fight against illegal mining ...

How poverty spurs illegal gold mining in Ghana

Feb 10, 2016· SciDev recently released a video report investigating illegal mining in Ghana and the "galamsey" gold rush. Galamseys are unregulated small-scale miners who dig for gold illegally in Ghana, many of whom were former farmers forced to mine due to poverty and loss of farmable land, often due to the mining industry itself....

Ban on illegal mining extended again Ghana Business News

Mar 08, 2018· Mr John-Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, on Wednesday, announced the extension of the ban on illegal mining indefinitely, noting that, government's agenda to halt the menace has not been achieved. Government on the assumption of office in January 2017, introduced the ban in May for a period of six months, but ...

Illegal immigration to Ghana Wikipedia

Illegal Immigrants. In 2013, Ghana began the deportation of all illegal immigrants in Ghana for illegally engaging in the Ghana mining ( galamsey ), agriculture, and retailing industries; among other crimes. Illegal immigrants and aliens in Ghana specifically concluded; 2.6 million Nigerian nationals, 0.3 million Burkinabe nationals, Togolese,...

Ghana's Groundwater Reserves Threatened by Illegal Mining

The Nuclear Chemistry and Environmental Research Centre (NCERC) of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) has warned that the country's groundwater reserves risk being contaminated if pragmatic steps are not taken to regulate illegal gold mining activities across the mining regions. This was disclosed in an interview by The Manager of NCERC Dr. Afful....

Gold, guns and China: Ghana's fight to end galamsey

May 30, 2017· Hundreds of thousands, including many from China, are engaged in illegal artisanal mining. How can the government stop it? At the start of April, Ghana's government issued a three-week ultimatum to illegal gold miners operating in the country. They were told that they could either stop their activities or face prosecution. The threat seemed to work....

Ghana cracks down on Chinese illegal mining | Financial Times

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Jun 06, 2013· Ghana has arrested 124 Chinese for illegal mining in the largest such crackdown yet, highlighting China's difficulties in limiting friction over its growing investment in Africa. The detentions came after Xi Jinping, China's president, chose to visit three African countries on his first overseas trip in March as part of a charm offensive....

Fighting Illegal Mining In Ghana (1) What Is the Position

May 02, 2017· The constitution of the land entrusts the minerals of the land in the care of the President of the Republic for our collective benefit as a people. Since gold mining, and illegal mining for that matter, has become a justifiably national issue, it is important for us as citizens to know what the law says in ...

Ghana arrests 124 Chinese citizens for illegal gold mining

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Jun 06, 2013· Ghana arrests 124 Chinese citizens for illegal gold mining. Local police arrested the suspected illegal miners in the country's capital, Accra, China's state newswire Xinhua reported on Thursday, citing Francis Palmdeti, the head of the Ghana immigration service. Many of them are likely to face deportation. Ghana,...

Anas to release 'shocking' piece on illegal mining in Ghana

The report, which he said will be published in the New Crusading Guide newspaper, features "illegal deals on mining sites." "Be prepared to see the shocking realities on illegal mining....

Ghana bishops join fight against "menace" of illegal mining

Dec 04, 2017· In May, the Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) and the Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference (GCBC) issued a joint communiqué condemning illegal mining at the end of their annual meeting in Accra....

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How To Control Illegal Mining Modern Ghana

Government, traditional authorities, civil society groups, and some concerned individuals have all expressed profound regret at the destructive force of 'galamsey' (illegal mining) to our sources of food and water. However the biggest problem Ghana is faced with is how to tackle and curb illegal ...

The Impact of Illegal Mining on the Ghanaian Youth

3. How illegal mining is done in Ghana Since this type of mining is illegal, it normally takes place under cover of darkness (at night) or at a hidden place such as forests, existing farms, river beds, valleys and remote locations. This is a job that needs no education, qualification or experience....

Ghana Deports 194 Foreigners For Illegal Mining | General

Apr 25, 2019· A TOTAL of 194 foreigners have been deported to their various countries after being arrested in Ghana for allegedly engaging in illegal mining activities....

Ghana launches effort to restore landscapes and rivers

May 01, 2017· Ghana launches effort to restore landscapes and rivers damaged by illegal mining The imminent threat of Ghana 's water resources running dry in a few years gets scarier by the day. Water treatment plants are being shut down one after the other....

Anas to release 'shocking' piece on illegal mining in Ghana

Illegal mining in the country has been a topical issue in the country for the past few years sparking major campaigns and outrage by Ghanaians especially over the negative impact on the activities on water bodies and lands....

Ghana deports 194 foreigners for illegal mining | General

A total of 194 foreigners have been deported to their various countries after being arrested in Ghana for allegedly engaging in illegal mining activities. Minister of Lands and Natural Resources ...

How to tackle and curb illegal mining News Ghana

However the biggest problem Ghana is faced with is how to tackle and curb illegal mining, which is widespread and very attractive to the country?s energetic youth, who are promised quick money ...

Illegal Gold Mining Threatens Ghana's Lucrative Cocoa

Jul 21, 2017· Despite the public outcry and the ban, illegal mining has continued in Ghana. In early July, a mining pit collapsed in western Ghana, an area known for mining and cocoa. Twenty two people were killed in the accident. Authorities also believe Chinese nationals have a ...

: Stacey Knott

Ghana deports thousands in crackdown on illegal Chinese

Jul 15, 2013· Ghana deports thousands in crackdown on illegal Chinese goldminers. The Guardian has learned that Ghana's government, which depends heavily on China for billions of dollars in loans and as a major trading partner, believes Beijing may be retaliating, damaging relations between the two countries....