the investigation on ghanas galamsay mining

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

2017-6-27 · mining activities during election seasons. Illegal mining also flourishes in Ghana because it serves the interests of a wide range of powerful actors in society. In this context, we contend that any successful anti-galamsey crusade would depend on the demon-stration of sustained top-down elite commitment at the highest levels of government.

Galamsey in Ghana and China''s illegal gold rush

2019-9-30 · Some 50,000 Chinese migrants have flocked to Ghana to stake their claim in the country''s illegal gold mining rush with dire environmental, economic, and social consequences.

Arnaud Liege: Ghana''s mining industry – a colossus with ...

2021-1-29 · The most recent example is the dissolution of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), a structure launched in January 2020 to combat illegal gold mining. This move by President Akufo Addo stems from an investigation …

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

2017-5-30 · The threat seemed to work. By the end of the three weeks, over 500 excavators used in informal artisanal gold mining – known locally as "galamsey" – had reportedly been voluntarily removed from mining sites. This ultimatum was …

Ghana''s Creative Economy and Its Challenges | Kajsa HA

2013-5-8 · Last month, I was moderating a talk on the Creative Economy in Ghana for the Adventurers in the Diaspora series follow them on Facebook to never miss their events!).What is the creative economy anyway? I did some research before accepting the job and came across a very inspiring 400 page report made in 2010 by the United Nation''s Conference on Trade and …

The Galamsey Menace in Ghana! The story so far!

2016-9-2 · Today can confirm that illegal gold mining activities in Oda Forest Reserve are completely killing the forest which borders the two political districts of Amansie South and Amansie Central in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.. Our investigations have revealed that the 164.43 square kilometers forest reserve is made up of 80% within Amansie Central District …

Defend Ghanas Democracy

2016-12-31 · The GBA also notes with serious concern the pathetic response of state institutions to deal with illegal foreigners and their Ghanaian accomplices in the small scale (Galamsay) mining activities ...

20 Graduate from CDD-Ghana''s WAYLead fellowship …

2021-5-29 · 20 Graduate from CDD-Ghana''s WAYLead fellowship program. Twenty young adults from across Anglophone West Africa have graduated from the Ghana Center for Democratic Development''s (CDD) West African Young Leaders Fellowship (WAYLead) program. In partnership with the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), the one-year …

60% Of Ghana''s Water Bodies Destroyed By Galamsey – …

2021-8-14 · A teaser of the documentary, filmed by journalist, Salley Lansah, reports that 60 percent of all of Ghana''s water bodies have been destroyed through illegal mining. It uses aerial view of deep forest water courses which have turned milky with dirt to knock home the point while the testimony of a local cocoa farmer of Kwabena, in the Ashanti ...

Obuasi Gold mines in Ashanti region, Ghana | EJAtlas

2019-2-11 · Obuasi Anglo Gold mine has been accused of water and land pollution for years. In 2014 the mine closed down in order to reestructure and become more efficiente, but nothing was said about the liabilities from contamination. In 2018, …

Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the ...

2012-9-1 · Highlights Examination of Ghana''s small-scale mining sector. Notes the economic importance of the sector to rural Ghana. Finds that the 1989 small-scale mining laws do not capture the activities of miners. Recommends comprehensive reforms to the 1989 laws. Recommends an anti-corruption in law enforcement campaign.

Profile of Ghana''s biggest Galamsey lord, Emmanuel …

2021-5-19 · The Herald''s investigation revealed that Donald Emmanuel Entsuah, before venturing into mining and living an ostentatious lifestyle, used to work for Viasat 1, a Ghanaian television channel owned by the Swedish listed media group, Modern Times Group, which has since re-branded to Kwesé Free Sports in 2016.

Galamsey fraud: ''CID''s exoneration of Charles Bissue ...

2019-7-22 · A lawyer with Tiger Eye PI, Sammy Darko, has raised concerns with the Criminal Investigations Department''s (CID) alleged exoneration of the former secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Charles …

The Effects Of Sand Mining On Ghana''s Economy

2021-7-22 · Accra, Ghana//-There are intensive activities of illegal sand winning/mining activities in some communities in the coastal regions of Ghana exposing the vast vegetation, tourist facilities, lives and farmlands to the ravages of the degradation. This unfortunate development is happening at the full glare of the security services and the Environmental Protection Agency …

Fight against galamsay should involve all

2021-4-20 · The fight against galamsay is a group effort and residents in the Western Region are to help fight against the act, a statement by Kwabena Okeyere Darko, the Western Regional Minister after investigation conducted by the Western Regional Coordination Council suggestion residents are in full support of the act.

Impacts of ''Galamsey'' on Drainage and Sanitation in the ...

2015-6-1 · stakeholders in the mining industry of Ghana for sometime now, and investigations have been underway to access the impacts on various aspects of the physical and socioeconomic environment. This paper gives an overview of galamsey operations in Ghana and examines its impacts on drainage and sanitation in Tarkwa and the surrounding mining ...

Several seized ''galamsey'' excavators missing – Minister ...

2020-1-27 · The Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof. Frimpong Boateng, has disclosed that hundreds of seized galamsey excavators have gone missing at the various assemblies. The minister who …

Ghana''s Illegal Galamsey Gold Mining Affecting Cocoa ...

2018-3-6 · Ghana, one of the world''s biggest producers of cocoa beans, is facing a crisis around dangerous and dirty galamsey, or informal, mining—which experts …

"Galamsay is crime against humanity"

2020-2-17 · According to the economist and a lawyer in a Facebook post sighted by Awake News, "In 2017, the International Criminal Court (ICC) considered matters relating to the destruction of the environment liberate pollution of …

Galamsey

2014-2-16 · Mining is a major economic activity in many developing countries. In Ghana, mining activities in gold-rich regions can be traced to back to the days of colonialism when the nation was called the Gold Coast. Ghana''s huge mineral …

Sustainable Development in Ghana''s Gold Mines: …

2021-3-7 · The investigation was inspired by a synthesis of the United Nation''s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the global community in September 2015; it places human resource capacity at the center of a sustainability struggle between local and international businesses. ... which is why gold mining companies employ different approaches ...

Galamsey menace: Causes, effects and solutions

Illegal Gold Mining Boom Threatens Cocoa Farmers ... - Science

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) …

Mining Law, PNDC L 218 enacted in 1989 given the procedures of issuing a license to a small-scale firm. It contain in Section 81 to 99 in the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana. Small-scale gold mining licenses may be granted to Ghanaians 18 years of age and older, and are subject to the following conditions: 1.

Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: The Government and the …

Michael Atakora. Berndt Stenberg. Small-scale mining in Ghana has been a major community and national concern due to its contribution to the destruction of farmlands and bodies of water, and to ...

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing to death galamseyer ...

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing to death galamseyer. The police at Ntortroso in the Ahafo Region, yesterday arrested a watchdog committee member, for allegedly stabbing to death, a 48-year-old man, for engaging in illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey,. The suspect, Kofi Aseidu, allegedly stabbed John Sarfo, also known as (aka ...

Examining prospects and challenges of Ghana''s petroleum ...

2020-11-1 · This investigation, therefore, rates this project as one of the game-changers petroleum infrastructure, especially on the natural gas supply side. Finally, scholars observe that the industry has good prospects in the local distribution companies, because of the high demand for petroleum products in the country, oil and gas downstream have had a ...

Ghana''s Creative Arts Industry is a hidden gold mine that ...

2019-3-4 · Former Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Madam Catherine Afeku is advising her successor to ensure that government invests in the sector because it is like a hidden treasure that requires a lot of investments to be exploited. Also READ: TV Africa REVEALS why Afia Schwarznegger was SACKED According to her, the sector could […]

Traditional Rulers Are Partially Responsible For Ghana''s ...

2014-1-27 · In most of the mining areas, especially in the areas where gold is mined, the Chiefs in that area have a field day. They have consistently sold the lands to people to operate galamsay without any supervision or enforcement. This lack of enforcement is, to a large extent, due to the connivance of state officials with the galamsay …

Ghana military investigates soldiers in bed with illegal ...

2021-1-23 · Ghana Armed forces has launched a full scale investigations into allegations of involvement of its personnel in illegal mining activities. This follows a JOYNEWS story on the activities of a mining company inside a forest near the Ashanti Region town of Tontokrom that showed soldiers on site providing protection for the concession. A raid by an ...

Illegal Mining Business Resumes In Atewa

 · Illegal Mining Business Resumes In Atewa. Illegal mining has begun ravaging some parts of the Atewa forest reserves and derailing the fight to secure the landscape from the grip of activities that have the potential of destroying its …

(PDF) Causes and Effects of Illegal Gold Mining (Galamsey ...

Gold mining also absorbs labor force from agriculture (Antwi et al., 2017;Aragón and Rud, 2016) and fishing (Hirons, 2014), improving income in the …

Trail Of Scandals: Ghana''s US$ 1.5 billion Mining ...

2020-7-24 · Investigations by Whatsup News has revealed that the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) called Asaase Royalties Limited that the Finance Minister intends to control Ghana''s mineral Royalties worth US$1.5 billion was registered only four months ago and investigators suspect it to be Pass-Through royalties company to hide taxes.

Galamsey Activities A Major Source Of Water Pollution In ...

2013-9-16 · The activities of illegal Small Scale mining operators have been identified as the major source of water pollution in mining communities especially in the Western Region. This came to light when ...

Full video: Anas'' documentary on ''galamsey fraud''

2019-2-27 · Full video: Anas'' documentary on ''galamsey fraud''. Ace investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas is out with another expose´ barely five …