Category archives for: Mining

How Illegal Chinese Mining Destroys Livelihoods, Fuels Conflicts in Cameroon

February 15, 2019//-Nagbayanga Valentin, a widow in her late thirties, sits on the earth floor of her thatched two-roomed house she shares with her four young children in Haya Haya, a mining encampment with about 2,000 inhabitants in Longa Mali village of Betare Oya sub division, some 200 kilometres from Bertoua, headquarters of Cameroon’s East […]

Mining Indaba 2019: The Role of Local Legal Expertise in Maturing Africa’s Mining Potential

February 7, 2019//-Africa’s mining sector has always been a hotspot of global interest; countries like Ghana and South Africa continue to be world leaders in the mining of gold and the continent as a whole holds 22% of the world’s gold production.

Ghana’s Minister Frimpong Boateng in Mining Concession Impasse

Accra, February 1, 2019//-Ghana’s Minister of Science, Technology, Environment and Innovation, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng has been accused, in some reports circulating, of unfairly holding on to some mining concessions in the country.

Ghana: Obuasi Gold Mine Bounces Back

January 22, 2019//-Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has re-opened the Anglogold Ashanti gold mine in Obuasi, which had been effectively closed since 2014.

Govt’s Infantile Reaction to Menzgold Saga Unsatisfactory, Borne Out of Bad Faith

Accra, Ghana, January 17, 2019//-Democratic Credentials Network Ghana (DCN-GH), a leading policy think-tank, says the self-defense mounted by government through the Minister of Information is borne out of bad faith and an attempt to shield itself from being blamed for their role in the Ponzi scheme.

Menzgold CEO NAM1 Arrested in Dubai

January 13, 2019//-The Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, has been arrested in Dubai, a United Arab Emirate (UAE) city on Saturday.

Menzgold Brouhaha: Setting the Records Straight 

Accra, Ghana, January 11, 2019//-Under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) regime, the Bank of Ghana (BoG) did everything within its legal remit to halt the deposit-taking activities of Menzgold, a gold dealership company owned by Nana Appiah Mensah popularly called (NAM1).

Ghana’s Pathway to the Future: Jobs and Opportunities for the People

December 21, 2018//-The Ghana government’s new Coordinated Program strives to create opportunities for all Ghanaians; safeguard the natural environment and ensure that it is resilient; deepen governance to fight corruption and enhance public accountability to maintain a stable, unified, and peaceful Ghana; and create a competitive business environment to build a strong and resilient economy.

Towards Better Management of Natural Resources for Inclusive Growth and Dev’t

Accra, Ghana, December 18, 2018//-It is a great privilege to be present amongst you this evening, as we honour excellence in financial and economic reporting in Ghana.

World Bank to Sponsor IFEJ-Flamingo Ultimate Winner to Spring Meeting 2019

Accra, Ghana, December 17, 2018//- The World Bank Office in Accra is to sponsor the ultimate winner of this year’s IFEJ Flamingo Awards for Business and Financial Journalists to participate in the Spring Meeting in Washington DC, USA.

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