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'Galamsey' kingpins targetCG Aleksa mines for blackmail

The company's response follows a Press statement last week jointly signed by Messrs. George Kofi Amponsah and Evans Kwafo, representatives of James Acquah and Cecilia Gyapong of Agona Wassa family of Wassa Juabo, in which they accused the C G Aleksa Ltd of illegal mining and other claims that went viral in the media.

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Ghana Community Mining Programme Must Halt 'Galamsey

We say so because of the difficulties we face as a nation, in the fight against galamsey. The country is yet to stop illegal mining in spite of all the efforts that have been made through the

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The Fight against Galamsey How Ghana's ban on small

May 18, 2018The ban was an attempt by the government to halt and check the illegal small-scale mining sector, popularly known in Ghana as 'Galamsey' (like South Africa's illegal artisanal miners known as 'Zama Zama's').

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What causes of illegal mining answers

Illegal mining does not cause global warming. This is caused by burning fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas). What illegal mining often does cause is habitat destruction and water pollution of

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Anas Aremeyaw Anas Exposed Galamsey Kennedy, NPP's illegal

The documentary centered on one of President Akufo-Addo's priorities in his administration i.e the fight against illegal mining widely known as Galamsey reveals the involvement of government officials circumventing measures to curb the canker.

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Destructive effects of illegal gold mining trigger

The Chinese have been the visible face of foreigners in illegal mining activities in Ghana, but foreigners from across Africa (particularly West Africa) and beyond have been doing galamsey. Illegal gold mining has been on the increase for several years and has been directly linked to very destructive impacts on agricultural lands and the

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Illegal mining Akufo-Addo petitioned over NPP bigwigs

Jul 16, 2019They also accused officials of Operation Vanguard, an anti Galamsey Taskforce led by the Eastern Regional Chairman of the NPP, Kingston Okomeng Kissi who is a miner and the District Chief Executive, Adjabeng Ntori for supervising blatant disregard to mining regulations in the surrounding areas by Dome Mining Enterprise and Gyampomani Mining as well as Illegal logging by BB Alang Co.Ltd.

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Anas 'Throws' Galamsey Bomb msn

Anas Aremeyaw Anas CONTENTS OF a documentary on illegal mining by investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has exposed deep-rooted corruption hampering government's fight against galamsey in

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'We'll reclaim lands lost to galamsey' Nana Addo hypegh

'We'll reclaim lands lost to galamsey' Nana Addo Kwame Boateng July 11, 2017 News Comments Off on 'We'll reclaim lands lost to galamsey' Nana Addo 483 Views Government will sustain the fight against illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey, President Nana Afdo has promised.

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Justifying Galamsey to Protect the Environment Today

Galamsey has from then been regarded as an illegal activity. The difference between illegal small scale mining and Galamsey has to do with the instruments and equipment used in their operations. Galamsey involve the use of basic tools, hammers, shovels, pickaxes and spade to dig the grounds for precious Gold and Diamond.

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The Political Economy of Galamsey and Anti-Chinese

gold mining in Ghana (locally known as galamsey). The illegal mining activities have resulted in increasing conflicts and controversy within Ghana, including a series of mass deportations of Chinese migrants from the country. As the governments of Ghana and

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Galamsey Occupy Ghana

May 23, 2017The threat by Galamsey operators not to vote for the NPP in the next general election was meant to frighten the government and the presidency into slowing down on, or abandoning the clamp down on illegal mining.

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Ghana Gold Ghana Al Jazeera

As Ghana is experiencing a new gold rush, widespread corruption is allowing illegal mining to flourish. Unfortunately, much of that effort revolves around unlicensed and hence illegal mining operations, known locally as galamsey, which are often funded by foreign speculators and criminals.

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Illegal mining in Ghana IGC

Illegal mining operations are destroying the farmlands, forests, and water bodies in Ghana. The general public and academia are calling for a concerted effort to rid the country of illegal mining activities and to restore the abandoned mining sites across the country. However, in order to formulate

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'Galamsey' expos Presidential staffer, others fingered

A presidential staffer and Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Mr. Charles Cromwell Bissue, has been fingered as the foremost turncoat against efforts by President Akufo-Addo to weed out illegal mining in the country. In the latest undercover work of ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tiger Eye PI group

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Galamsey Fight River Pra Showing Signs Of Improvement

Has The Well Of Good Ideas And Public Policy On Water Run Dry?

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Ghana's Two Major Parties Tussle Over Galamsey African

This time it is on the fight against illegal small scale mining popularly known as "galamsey". This follows recent revealed by Ghana's Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Marfo that the notorious Chinese illegal miner was allegedly scarified for the Ghana-Synohydro bauxite deal.

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galamsey Archives Apt News Ghana

Ace Investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has released another explosive documentary, this time on the mining sector and the fight against illegal mining (galamsey). The

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Galamsey Fight Some Chiefs are involved Buaben Asamoah

Member of Parliament for Adentan Constituency who doubles as the Communications Director for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hon. Yaw Buaben Asamoah, has conceded that in spite of regulations formulated by the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Small Scale Mining set by President Nana Akufo-Addo to stop illegal

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Impacts of Illegal Mining (Galamsey) on the Environment

Impacts of Illegal Mining (Galamsey) on the Environment (Water and Soil) At Bontefufuo Area in the Amansie West District Illegal mining (galamsey) is known to cause significant environmental pollution; the chemical used and the waste heaps are a source of long term contamination of soil and water bodies.

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Galamsey went on despite mining ban Ministerial C'tee

Chairman of the vetting committee of the inter-ministerial committee on illegal mining has admitted that some illegal mining still took place despite the ban by government. According to Professor Richard Amankwaah, the mining ban achieved 75% compliance from the

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Ghana Government to amend Mining Act to intensify

5 days agoGhana Web reported that the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh has disclosed that government is amending the Minerals and Mining Act to make the punishment given to

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Illegal Gold Mining Threatens Ghana's Lucrative Cocoa

Cocoa faces a new danger in Ghana, the world's second-largest exporter of cocoa beans.

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Reports Ghana soldier's lynching tied to illegal

May 30, 2017Ghana's heightened struggle with illegal gold mining has claimed another victim, this time in the lynching incident at Denkyira-Obuasi, according to a family member of Capt. Maxwell Adam Mahama. Mahama, the soldier who was killed in the town by an angry mob on Monday, reportedly was assigned to the region to fight the illegal mining known in Ghana as ' galamsey .'

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Body of illegal miner retrieved from collapsed 'galamsey

The Ashanti Regional police command has confirmed the retrieval of one body from a collapsed illegal mining pit at Akrokerri in the Adansi North District of the Ashanti Region. It took nearly seven hours to dig into the earth to retrieve the body.

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Spatial distribution patterns of illegal artisanal small

Galamsey is characterised by violent conduct of some illegal mine op- erators and an appreciably high level of crime within and around host community .

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Illegal mining the challenge of Diaso The Chronicle

Jul 31, 2019Many children have also been lured to participate in the business of illegal mining or 'galamsey' as the lifestyles of those associated with the business is attractive and appealing. Again they are compelled to join the illegal business as the rewards are more apparent compared to going to school and studying books.

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Galamsey fight Government in it for the long haul

Jun 05, 2018The government of Ghana says it has no intention of giving up on the ongoing fight against small-scale illegal gold mining in various parts of the country. Government has therefore put in place strategic measures to address the long-term catastrophic effects of illegal small-scale mining commonly referred to as galamsey.

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'Galamsey' activities stalling sustainable fishery efforts

Apr 05, 2018He called on the government joint task force against galamsey, Operation Vanguard, to come to their aid as the illegal mining activities were threatening their livelihoods. Meanwhile, government says it is ready to roll out the second phase of the fight against galamsey, the Multilateral Mining Integrated Project (MMIP) estimated to cost the country about $100million after instituting a ban on

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Ghana Is Using Satellite Imagery To Combat Illegal Mining

The problem of illegal gold mining drew nationwide attention in 2017 when local media and civil society groups began a campaign to put an end to it. In July 2017, Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo vowed to stop galamsey even if it means risking his political goodwill, reiterating his government's commitment to protecting the environment.

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