ghana exposed mining giants behind galamsey

  • At the right time I will investigate galamsey and …

     · Yen .gh News According to a report by MyNewsGH , Ghanaian investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has said that he will begin investigations into illegal mining, also known as ''galamsey'' and corruption in parliament at the right …

  • THE HISTORY OF ILLEGAL MINING{GALAMSEY} IN GHANA

     · The colonial masters seeing how Ghanaians gather the gold they get from their activities and sell them to others gave a name to those activities as "Gather them and sell".So through the Ghanaians pronounciation, instead of saying gather them and sell,they simply called it Galamsey..That''s how the name "galamsey" came into the system as the meaning ...

  • Galamsey fight: You''re very ignorant

    Sammy Gyamfi addressing the press on recent controversies about the galamsey fight, said Akufo-Addo has been exposed over his unfulfilled pledges and Ghanaians will decide his fate in December 2020. "Posterity and the people of Ghana will judge Akufo-Addo come December 2020.

  • Galamsey: Wontumi Fires Sammy Gyamfi . . . Describes …

     · Sammy Gyamfi addressing the press on recent controversies about the galamsey fight, says Akufo-Addo has been exposed over his unfulfilled pledges and …

  • A/R: 30% of Galamsey Dialogue participants know the …

     · Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has exposed the fact that about 30 per cent of the people present during the regional consultative dialogue on small-scale mining at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in the Ashanti Region on Wednesday, 13 May 2021, know the people behind the illegal small-scale mining (galamsey) menace in the country. He also …

  • It''s Official: Mining Giants Aiding Galamsey | GHNEWSNOW

     · It''s Official: Mining Giants Aiding Galamsey January 23, 2016 July 30, 2016 Isaac J Bediako 0 Comments Isaac Bediako, mining conglomerate, TARKWA-Prestea based galamsey operator A TARKWA-Prestea based galamsey operator has dragged Golden Star Wassa Limited (GSWL), a mining conglomerate to court, for allegedly refusing to pay an amount of US$1.6 million, …

  • ''Kimberley protest'': Diamond mining, export sanctions, …

    Second, unlike small-scale gold mining, small-scale diamond mining is not viewed as a priority economic area in Ghana. Many interviewees explained that, because of this, the government has overlooked the needs of Akwatia, where many residents and former employees of GCD have been in extensive negotiations with the company over salary arrears dating as far back as 1999.

  • Adansihene Exposed As Galamsey Chief

     · According to APA, they collaborated with the Police in an investigation to find out the identities of the people behind illegal mining in the area. James Addai, President of APA tells journalists that as part of their investigations they contacted the Minerals Commission and found out the identities of the persons who are mining gold in the area.

  • Modern Ghana

     · Shaanxi Ghana Mining Company, which commands a work force of over six hundred as stated by the company''s own PRO Maxwell Wamba on Top Radio in Accra during an interview a couple of weeks ago, and can also boast of some five …

  • After assault on Citi FM journalist; ''GANG OF 4'' RE …

    Same military is being deployed in the 2nd phase of Operation Vanguard to snuff out galamsey in the system. Obviously, the government is overwhelmed by the enormity of the task and the only option is to burn excavators, when in fact, these could have been confiscated for proper, useful and legitimate mining.

  • 16 Chinese Galamsey Operators Busted With Guns

     · The Excavator Evacuation Team of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining, on Thursday, carried out the special operation at 15 locations in the district in the heart of the Krobo Forest. Led by WO1 Odei Nyarko, the taskforce seized 30 excavators, four pick-ups, two s, 14 pump-action guns, one M16 gun, 200 live cartridges, five cutlasses and cash of GH¢45,000 during the raid.

  • The battle against illegal mining must be won – SK Boafo – …

     · The Board Chairman of the Minerals Commission, Sampson Kwaku Boafo, has called on all well-meaning Ghanaians to help eradicate the menace of illegal mining by reporting reporting influential persons behind these activities in various mining communities. ...

  • Destructive effects of illegal gold mining trigger campaign …

     · Destructive effects of illegal gold mining trigger campaign in Ghana. For the third time in 10 years the government of Ghana is involved in a drive to stop illegal artisanal and small scale gold mining, popularly called ''galamsey''. Unlike the previous times the state is supporting rather than leading the campaign against ''galamsey''.

  • Exposé: How illegal rosewood logging robs Ghana in …

     · A BBC report said the Environmental Investigation Agency ( EIA) had exposed how the illegal trade and felling of rosewood trees had led to the loss of about six million rosewood trees, most of ...

  • Galamsey menace: Causes, effects and solutions

     · The high incidence of "galamsey" or illegal mining in recent times, have been on several discussions and heated debates for some time now and has perplexed the …

  • Lack of qualities players reason behind Hearts of Oak''s …

    Galamsey: Okyenhene calls for suspension of mining in Ghana for a year May 28, 2021 Check out daily cost per head of food served in SHS May 28, 2021 Man kills brother''s wife for refusing his proposal May 28, 2021 ECG Tema region replaces 82,000 meters ...

  • Gov''t Begged Me To Be Lenient In My Comments On …

     · Otumfour Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene has revealed that the government attempted to influence a speech he had prepared to deliver at the Ashanti Regional Dialogue on Small-Scale Mining in Kumasi. Speaking at the first conference in the region on Wednesday, May 12, he stated that a team from the government visited him barely 24 […]

  • Ghana: It''s Official

     · A TARKWA-Prestea based galamsey operator has dragged Golden Star Wassa Limited (GSWL), a mining conglomerate to court, for allegedly refusing to pay an amount of US$1 ...

  • EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES OF …

    determining current galamsey gold mining techniques being used in rural Ghana, (2) determining health and safety issues associated with the techniques, and (3) recommending policies to help streamline the mining process to benefit both the local government and ASGM operations.

  • Ghana Made $2.65bn from FDI In 2020 – Oppong Nkrumah

    He stated that FDI amount was $2.65 billion, representing 140% increase over the amount for 2019. Mr Oppong Nkrumah said $145 worth of investments was recorded domestically in 2020. "The FDI ...

  • Impacts of ''Galamsey'' on Drainage and Sanitation in the Mining …

    The area is said to host halve of all large scale mining in Ghana, over 100 registered or legal small scale mining and over 600 galamsey operators by 2012, and that registered mining and galamsey at the place date back to 1877 and the 10thcentury respectively (Kumi-Boateng, 2012; Hilson, 2006; Griffis al …

  • Galamsey in the belly of an elephant; Kate Gyamfua …

     · Galamsey in the belly of an elephant; Kate Gyamfua captains Nana B, John Boadu others. Whereas some executives of the New Patriotic Party are making a living pursuing clean, legitimate means of survival in government, a clique of top party functionaries have set their eyes on Ghana''s gold using a series of fronts that have now been exposed ...

  • Ghana HomePage, resource for News, Sports, Facts, …

     · In wide anticipation, the trailer for Anas Aremayaw Anas'' galamsey documentary has been released. The renowned undercover Journalist has exposed …

  • Secret Finally Out!!! Galamsey Campaign Was A Sham …

     · is happy that finally the ''actual'' reason for setting up a committee to help stop illegal mining in the country has been exposed. ... galamsey; as it is locally called but behind the scenes, it ...

  • Angry Youth Hint At Exposing This NPP National Executive …

     · According to StarrFM''s report, they have also threatened to exposed her for engaging in mining activities. In more detail, the report says, a group calling itself Concerned Youth of Atiwa West in the Eastern Region has asked the National Women''s Organizer of NPP, Kate Gyamfua, to apologize to the Roads Minister over her claim that the Minister is only fixing roads in his constituency.

  • (PDF) EFFECTS OF ILLEGAL SMALL SCLALE GOLD MINING …

    Historical Development of small scale mining in Ghana The word ―Galamsey‖, as small scale mining is popularly known in local parlance, was derived from the English phrase ‗gather them and sell'' (Mohammed, 2013).

  • EU Regulation: Big Chocolate Revenge On Ghana And Côte …

     · Uncontrolled illegal mining (galamsey) is devastating Ghana''s forest cover, pulling down thousands of cocoa trees, and polluting major water bodies. Already, hundreds of communities are facing acute water shortage and health problems as a result.

  • Ghana

     · Ghana''s President Nana Akufo Addo has told off owners of mining equipment that were burnt down over illegal mining activities. The president …

  • Rescuers scramble to find survivors of Ghana goldmine …

     · The accident has been blamed on small-scale gold mining, known in Ghana as "galamsey", an industry that has recently seen a government crackdown.

  • Ghana: Exposed

    The Paramount Chief of Chiraso, a major gold producing area in the Western Region, Okogyeman Kwaku Gyamprah III, has accused the multi-national mining companies operating ...

  • Causes and effects of galamsey in Ghana YEN .GH

     · The people working and living in galamsey areas in Ghana are always exposed to health hazards daily. As galamsey is an uncontrolled mining site, the products used in mining are very dangerous. T has been reported that rivers located in galamsey mining sites

  • ''Powerful hands'' culpable in ''galamsey'' menace

     · Speaking to JoyNews'' Erastus Asare Donkor, he said the same people calling for the head of Prof. Frimpong Boateng today are same powerful hands behind illegal mining in the country''s forests.

  • ghana exposed mining giants behind galamsey

    ghana exposed mining giants behind galamsey (PDF) Effects of small scale mining on Basic Education … Gold Mining in Ghana Ofosu-Kusi, 2006, pg.106 says "gold mining has been going on for centuries predated the arrival of the Portuguese on the shores of Ghana, then Gold Coast.

  • Trailer For Anas'' ''Galamsey'' Exposé Released

     · In wide anticipation, the trailer for Anas Aremayaw Anas'' galamsey documentary has been released. The renowned undercover Journalist has exposed influential persons including chiefs, politicians, and persons in the security services who have been plunged in illegal mining …

  • Secret Behind Government Burning Galamsey Excavators …

    Secret Behind Government Burning Galamsey Excavators Exposed (READ MORE) By Folkxhub (self meida writer) | 20 days The fight against illegal mining, best known in Ghana as Galamsey has grown to attract many Ghanaians .

  • Cameron Duodu praises the Asantehene for exposing …

     · He indicated that had it not been for the video from the event which was circulated, much would not have been heard by the public on the people who are behind galamsey. Otumfuo said many of the people at the conference – about 30 percent, knew the people behind illegal mining but they were not doing anything to stop it.

  • Galamsey: Osafo-Maafo has exposed Akufo-Addo''s real …

     · The opposition National Democratic Congress says the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has exposed the President''s real position on the fight against illegal mining popularly known as ''galamsey''. According to the NDC, the government''s purported failure in the fight against illegal mining is due to the President''s inaction on appointees reportedly fueling activities of galamsey. At […]

  • Pupils abandon school for illegal mining activities – Today …

     · They noted that the idea of acquiring money within a simple means has been the motivation behind the children engaging in the illegal mining activities in the mining communities. According to them, most of the young people in such communities do not value the significance of education; hence, choosing galamsey over education.

  • Easy riches draw illegal Chinese miners to Ghana | eNCA

     · Accra, Ghana - Porous borders, corruption and the chance of riches have helped draw illegal gold miners to Ghana from as far away as China, prompting a …

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