Category archives for: Mining

Ghana: Group Charges Akufo-Addo to Account for Galamsey Proceeds

Accra, Ghana, February 19, 2020//- Caucus for Democratic Governance, Ghana (CDG-GH), a pressure group has charged President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to account for every pesewa his government collected from the galamsey fight.

East Africa Mulls Ways to End Illicit Gold Trade

February 17, 2020//-Countries in the region are discussing the adoption of stringent traceability mechanisms for the gold industry to stamp out rampant smuggling across East and Central Africa to overseas buyers particularly in Asia.

Minister lodges Money laundering Charge Against Journalist, Security Chief and Ex-NPP Chair

Accra, Ghana, February 8, 2020//-Ghana’s Minister for Environment, Science and Technology Innovations (MESTI), Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, has requested the Police Service to probe three men allegedly engaged in money laundering activities.

Ghana: NPP Vice Chair Arrested Over Missing Excavators

February 4, 2020//-The New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s Central Regional Vice Chairman, Horace Ekow Ewusi, is currently in the grips of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), according media reports.

Missing Excavators: Gov’t Losing galamsey War

Accra, Ghana, January 29, 2020//-The Media Coalition Against Galamsey and pressure group OccupyGhana, have said it is “unacceptable” that the government is losing the war against illegal small-scale mining (galamsey).

Newmont Ghana Unveils Its Refreshed Brand Identity

Accra, Ghana, January 23, 2020– Newmont Ghana has announced a refreshed brand, name and logo to reflect its strong and stable foundation, following two historic transactions in the company’s operations in 2019.

Unsubstantiated Compensation Claims: Newmont Ghana Sets Record Straight

Kenyasi, Ghana, January 16, 2020 – Newmont Ghana’s Ahafo mine has reiterated its commitment to sustainable and responsible mining in the country.

African Development Bank Allocates €1.2M to Train Policymakers in Boosting Mining revenues

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, January 16, 2020 – The African Development Bank has allocated a €1.2 million grant to provide training to help resource-rich countries improve their mining revenues.

Sudan Opens Up Gold Market In Bid to Raise Revenue

January 10, 2020//-Sudan has begun allowing private traders to export gold, a measure designed to crack down on smuggling and attract foreign currency into the country’s cash-strapped treasury.

Ghana’s Mining Communities Are Still Not Getting Their Just Dues

Obuasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana has a long history with mining companies. Wikimedia Commons Päivi Lujala, University of Oulu January 9, 2020//-Ghana has gold, diamonds, bauxite, manganese, salt, limestone, granite and oil. Its mining and quarrying sector contributes significantly to its economy.

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