illegal mining in gh

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  • Breaking: Presidency behind illegal mining in ... - yen.gh

    19 hours ago  The illegal miners arrested in the Atewa Forest mining say the presidency commissioned them to mine in the forest. They made the bombshell disclosure on Monday, May 24, 2021, after the Koforidua Circuit Court ‘B’ denied them bail, StarrFM.gh reported. “You sent us

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  • GAF discovers illegal mining activities ... - myinfo.gh

    May 24, 2021  The Ghana Armed Forces has announced it’s military high command is embarking on confirmatory reconnaissance in areas of illegal mining under the Operation Halt II. A statement issued by GAF said people are still engaging in illegal mining in areas they have cleared.

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  • GAF discovers illegal mining activities under armed guards ...

    May 24, 2021  The Ghana Armed Forces has announced it’s military high command is embarking on confirmatory reconnaissance in areas of illegal mining under the Operation Halt II. A statement issued by GAF said people are still engaging in illegal mining in areas they have cleared.

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  • Illegal mining in Ghana - fighting an ongoing battle says ...

    Oct 02, 2019  Illegal mining in Ghana – fighting an ongoing battle Courtesy: 123rf Ghana produces a variety of minerals including gold, diamonds, manganese, and bauxite, with gold accounting for over 90% of its overall mining output.

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  • Breaking: Presidency behind illegal mining in ... - yen.gh

    19 hours ago  The illegal miners arrested in the Atewa Forest mining say the presidency commissioned them to mine in the forest. They made the bombshell disclosure on Monday, May 24, 2021, after the Koforidua Circuit Court ‘B’ denied them bail, StarrFM.gh reported. “You sent us

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  • GAF discovers illegal mining activities ... - myinfo.gh

    May 24, 2021  The Ghana Armed Forces has announced it’s military high command is embarking on confirmatory reconnaissance in areas of illegal mining under the Operation Halt II. A statement issued by GAF said people are still engaging in illegal mining in areas they have cleared.

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  • Illegal mining in Ghana - fighting an ongoing battle says ...

    Oct 02, 2019  The Media Coalition against illegal mining, which comprises major media organisations in the country, was formed in April 2017. Its role has undoubtedly made illegal mining a national issue that requires national attention. US$11.7 million for Degbiwu and Gbiniyiri licenses in Ghana

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  • FLASHBACK: Illegal mining polluting Pra, Offin - Ghanamma

    May 21, 2021  Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu on October 21, 2020, bemoaned the rate at which illegal small-scale miners are polluting the Pra and Offin rivers. Speaking on the floor of parliament, he said measures need to be put in place to stop the activities of these illegal miners in []

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  • I will end illegal small-scale mining in Ghana - Akufo ...

    Apr 24, 2021  Illegal mining, for years, has received widespread public concern in Ghana, with the country fighting an ongoing battle with illegal miners operating in major forest reserves and rivers.

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  • I will end illegal small-scale mining - Ghana Business News

    Apr 24, 2021  Illegal mining, for years, has received widespread public concern in Ghana, with the country fighting an ongoing battle with illegal miners operating in major forest reserves and rivers. Although Ghana has had a formalised process for engaging in artisanal small-scale mining, more than 85 per cent of small scale miners operate on illegal basis ...

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  • How To Control Illegal Mining - Modern Ghana

    Jul 05, 2014  The President, John Dramani Mahama, set up a taskforce to move in to put a brake on the alarming increase in illegal mining. Unfortunately, nothing concrete has come out of the work of the taskforce and galamsey is still thriving and Ghana's environment is in ever greater danger.

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  • Illegal Mining Activities and Its Environment ... - News Ghana

    Jun 17, 2014  News Ghana is a leading online news portal for business coverage in Ghana as well as the wider West Africa region. While the coverage is broad Tel: +233 234-972-832 or +1-508-812-0505

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  • Galamsey - Wikipedia

    Galamsey, derived from the phrase "gather them and sell", is a local Ghanaian term which means illegal small-scale gold mining in Ghana.Such workers are known as galamseyers or orpailleurs in neighboring Francophone nations. Galamseyers are people who perform illegal gold mining independent of mining companies, digging small working pits, tunnels, and sluices by hand.

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  • Security operatives nabbed for illegal mining in Atewa ...

    May 06, 2021  The Eastern Regional Police Command has transferred 14 people, reportedly National Security operatives, to the Police Headquarters in Accra for further probe after they were arrested for illegal ...

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  • Ghana sends in army to enforce mining ban near rivers and ...

    Apr 28, 2021  Ghana's military has launched a nationwide operation to clear illegal miners out of its water bodies, the West African country's lands minister said in on Wednesday.

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  • How Satellite Data Can Fight Illegal Mining in Ghana UN ...

    May 29, 2019  I witnessed this first hand in Kyebi, a gold-rich area about three hours drive north of Ghana’s capitol, Accra. As I pulled into a known illegal gold mining site with the regional director of the Environmental Protection Agency a few men jumped off an excavator and fled into the forest, which is an internationally known wilderness area famous for its species of butterflies.

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  • Lifting the lid on Ghana's illegal small-scale mining problem

    Sep 25, 2019  Ghana’s media also continues to report recurring arrests of illegal miners, both foreign and locals. In our view, small-scale mining with foreign involvement is unlikely to stop.

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  • The Ghana Criminal Law needs an amendment to jail chiefs ...

    2 days ago  Many are behind the illegal mining and the sale of lands to multiple buyers in the country with impunity. Gold Coast, the old name of Ghana is what Chinese illegal miners can’t resist.

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  • GAF discovers illegal mining activities ... - myinfo.gh

    May 24, 2021  The Ghana Armed Forces has announced it’s military high command is embarking on confirmatory reconnaissance in areas of illegal mining under the Operation Halt II. A statement issued by GAF said people are still engaging in illegal mining in areas they have cleared.

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  • Illegal mining: Govt bans prospecting activities in forest ...

    Apr 23, 2021  Illegal mining: Govt bans prospecting activities in forest reserves. by DennisLaw Media. April 23, 2021. ... He said all companies and individuals already undertaking reconnaissance and/or prospecting in Ghana’s forest reserves have up to seven days to cease their operations.

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  • I will end illegal small-scale mining - Ghana Business News

    Apr 24, 2021  Illegal mining, for years, has received widespread public concern in Ghana, with the country fighting an ongoing battle with illegal miners operating in major forest reserves and rivers. Although Ghana has had a formalised process for engaging in artisanal small-scale mining, more than 85 per cent of small scale miners operate on illegal basis ...

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  • FLASHBACK: Illegal mining polluting Pra, Offin - Ghanamma

    May 21, 2021  Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu on October 21, 2020, bemoaned the rate at which illegal small-scale miners are polluting the Pra and Offin rivers. Speaking on the floor of parliament, he said measures need to be put in place to stop the activities of these illegal miners in []

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  • The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards ...

    operations of Small Scale Mining (SSM) in Ghana. It is still difficult to differentiate between the activities of small-scale miners and illegal miners. The term galamsey is interchangeably used to refer to both small-scale mining and illegal mining. The phase “Gather them and sell” explains the term galamsey and what these workers do.

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  • The Ghana Criminal Law needs an amendment to jail chiefs ...

    2 days ago  Many are behind the illegal mining and the sale of lands to multiple buyers in the country with impunity. Gold Coast, the old name of Ghana is what Chinese illegal miners can’t resist.

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  • Security operatives nabbed for illegal mining in Atewa ...

    May 06, 2021  The Eastern Regional Police Command has transferred 14 people, reportedly National Security operatives, to the Police Headquarters in Accra for further probe after they were arrested for illegal ...

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  • Galamsey in Ghana and China's illegal gold rush — Asia by ...

    Jan 16, 2019  Ghana’s tradition of artisanal gold mining and the gold price boom which began in 2007 led tens of thousands of Chinese migrants to seek their fortunes in Ghana. Bringing heavy machinery, illegal Chinese gold miners precipitated economic and social instability as well as increases in gun violence, drug trafficking and corruption. Ghana is ...

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  • How Satellite Data Can Fight Illegal Mining in Ghana UN ...

    May 29, 2019  I witnessed this first hand in Kyebi, a gold-rich area about three hours drive north of Ghana’s capitol, Accra. As I pulled into a known illegal gold mining site with the regional director of the Environmental Protection Agency a few men jumped off an excavator and fled into the forest, which is an internationally known wilderness area famous for its species of butterflies.

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  • Lifting the lid on Ghana's illegal small-scale mining problem

    Sep 25, 2019  Ghana’s media also continues to report recurring arrests of illegal miners, both foreign and locals. In our view, small-scale mining with foreign involvement is unlikely to stop.

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  • POLICY BRIEF No.5 The Galamsey Menace in Ghana: A ...

    (as illegal miners do not pay taxes) to the pollution of important water bodies. In March 2017, the Ghana Water Company warned that the spate of water pollu-tion by illegal ASM operators is approaching alarming levels, and that the country risks importing water for consumption by 2020 unless illegal mining activities are curbed.

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  • Causes and effects of galamsey in Ghana YEN.COM.GH

    Jan 31, 2018  Illegal mining or ‘galamsey’ in Ghana has been a menace in the country for a while. It has elicited negative feelings from people all over Ghana. The disgust and discontent associated with galamsey sites in Ghana is evident in the way the people have chosen to deal with the menace.

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  • Illegal mining: 200 soldiers deployed to protect water ...

    Apr 28, 2021  The directive is coming barely two weeks after a two-day National stakeholder Dialogue on Small Scale Mining in Accra to find solution to the illegal mining menace . The Ministry of Defence and the Ghana Armed forces is expected to provide a detailed brief on developments and sustainability efforts as part of the directive on Friday 30th April ...

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  • The Effects of Illegal Mining on Ghana's Agriculture

    The Northern regions of Ghana has been plagued with illegal mining (Galamsey) activities, with Chinese workers acting as the number culprits. These illegal mining activities have substantially destroyed the fertile environment needed for Ghanaian farmers to grow crops. Their livelihood has been destroyed over the years and it’s only now that ...

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