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Oct 15, 2012· Ghana's crackdown on illegal mining has escalated over the past several months, with more than 90 illegal Chinese miners arrested in the raid last week, including the father and uncle of the ...

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Jun 09, 2021· Atewa Forest illegal miners who posed as national security operatives have been granted bail by a Koforidua Circuit Court in the sum of GH₵350,000.00 each and two sureties, one to be justified.

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Fool's Gold: Chinese In Ghana Resented For Running Illegal ...

Apr 24, 2013· The Ghanaian government has tried to clamp down on illegal mines by periodically conducting raids – last month, 120 Chinese were arrested in one such operation.

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Jun 10, 2021· Atewa Forest illegal miners who posed as national security operatives have been granted bail by a Koforidua Circuit Court in the sum of GH₵350,000.00 each and two sureties, one to be justified.

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Ghana's Crackdown on Chinese Gold Miners Hits One Rural ...

Jun 29, 2013· Then, this month, the Ghanaian authorities declared the mines illegal and arrested more than 200 Chinese miners, accusing them of polluting the land and abusing local workers. Countless others ...

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Yaw Mensah: Who really benefits from gold smuggling in Ghana?

Jul 03, 2021· Source: Yaw Mensah. 3 July 2021 8:26pm. Against a background of growing demand for gold and rising precious metal prices, gold washing and gold smuggling are on the increase in Ghana. Two stubborn ...

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Court grants bail to illegal miners ... - Ghana Business News

Jun 10, 2021· The Atewa Forest illegal miners who posed as national security operatives have been granted bail by a Koforidua Circuit Court in the sum of GH¢350,000.00 each and two sureties, one to be justified. The 32 accused persons, who were refused bail twice last month and remanded into police custody, are to re-appear on July 8 at the Circuit Court.

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Ghana creates new task force to fight illegal mining ...

May 20, 2013· Ghana's government has created a task force to fight illegal gold and diamond mining in the country. The president blamed the illegitimate practice for costing the country millions of dollars in ...

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Sep 09, 2021· Illegal mining, or "galamsey" is attracting more and more young people in eastern Ghana. Many young people are arrested, but they are adamant that without an alternative, illegal mining remains a ...

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Chinese Mission caution Ghana over arrest of illegal miners

Apr 08, 2017· Chinese Mission caution Ghana over arrest of illegal miners. The Chinese Mission in Ghana has served a strong caution to the Government of Ghana that "it will be extremely harmful to the bilateral relations" between the two countries if there are reports of a casualty during the arrest of Chinese involved in illegal mining in Ghana. The ...

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27 suspected illegal miners arrested in Eastern Region

Aug 14, 2019· The government set up the Operation Vanguard to combat illegal small-scale mining also known as galamsey in the country in 2017. Although the team experienced some setbacks a few months after it was formed, it has so far arrested close to 2,000 illegal miners.

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Ghana crackdown on illegal gold mining inflames tensions ...

Accra issued an "ultimatum" to illegal miners to stop or face the force of law last month, and began arresting Chinese miners and their Ghanaian counterparts. Some Chinese nationals were ...

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Ghana AG: Chinese Nationals Arrested for Illegal Mining ...

Jun 01, 2021· A Chinese miner detained following a raid by Ghanaian security forces near the Pra river as part of Operation Halt, a campaign to stop illegal mining. Ghanaian Attorney General Godfred Dame announced that military forces acting as part of the ongoing crackdown on illegal gold mining known as "galamsey" have detained 45 people, including 10 ...

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Six alleged illegal gold miners remanded in custody in Limpopo

Aug 18, 2021· Illegal mining has been rampant in the province in recent years. Last month, law enforcement arrested three foreign nationals and a South African in the province, after they were found with heavy ...

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Illegal Chinese gold miners blamed for pollution, violence ...

May 02, 2017· Tensions between Ghana and China have escalated in the past weeks as Africa's second largest gold producer announced last month ... on illegal gold miners, ... Ghana has stepped up the arrest ...

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Ghana agrees to release detained Chinese miners ...

Ghana will release Chinese citizens detained last week in a crackdown on illegal gold mining, and will grant safe passage to others who agree to leave the west African country, Chinese officials ...

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Illegal gold miners threaten fragile way of life, deep in ...

Jul 19, 2021· Illegal gold miners threaten fragile way of life, deep in Amazon rainforest. By Gabriel Chaim, Isa Soares and Barbara Arvanitidis . Updated 1348 GMT (2148 HKT) July 19, 2021

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Zimbabwe: Illegal Miners Invade Eldorado Mine - allAfrica.com

Mar 24, 2021· Two of the 16 illegal gold miners who pounced on Eldorado Gold Mine on the outskirts of Chinhoyi last Friday morning have been arrested. Ten others - two believed to be armed with guns - are still ...

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Illegal mines tarnish gold from Ghana - The Mail & Guardian

Apr 26, 2013· The work is also risky: last week 17 people were killed at an accident at a gold mine in Kyekyiwere in central Ghana. Mishio leads a task force that has been conducting raids on illegal mines.

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Massive illegal Chinese goldmining uncovered in Eastern ...

Jun 20, 2021· In Ghana, His Excellency President Nana Akofo Addo has not only stopped illegal Chinese mining, but actually sent Ghanian armed forces to arrest the miners and destroy their equipment. Here we have a conscious leader who knows that a rich environment is Ghana and Ghana is a healthy environment.

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Illegal miners who posed as national security operatives ...

Jun 10, 2021· The Atewa Forest illegal miners who posed as national security operatives have been granted bail by a Koforidua Circuit Court in the sum of GHS350,000 each with two sureties, one to be justified. The 32 accused persons, who were refused bail twice last …

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Ghana arrests Chinese over 'illegal mining' | Asia Pacific ...

Jun 07, 2013· Ghana arrests Chinese over 'illegal mining' ... President John Dramani Mahama last month inaugurated a task force to clamp down on illegal miners. ... Ghana made $4.9bn from gold exports in ...

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Satellite imagery helping Ghana fight illegal mining - Sub ...

Jun 13, 2019· Satellite imagery helping Ghana fight illegal mining. This illegal mining site in Kyebi demonstrates how excavators used in mining degraded the land leaving behind a huge man-made valley. A man carrying a sack of gold-containing ores that he had extracted from an …

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Ghana's Gold-Mine Arrest, China's Latest Headache in ...

Jun 10, 2013· June 10, 2013. Illegal gold mining has emerged as a contentious issue in Ghana. (Reuters) In March 2013, Xi Jinping visited three African countries -- Tanzania, South Africa, and Republic of the ...

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17 Chinese men arrested for illegal mining in Nigeria

May 04, 2020· 17 Chinese men arrested for illegal mining in Nigeria. The Osun State Government on Sunday announced the arrest of 27 illegal miners in the state. Those apprehended include 17 Chinese nationals ...

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Ghana arrests Chinese for 'illegal mining' - BBC News

Jun 06, 2013· In October last year, a Chinese boy was killed during a security crackdown on illegal mining. About 100 Chinese nationals were also detained over illegal mining the same month.

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Chinese gold miners abused and raped Ghanaians, says ...

Jun 06, 2013· 1 / 2. Chinese gold miners arrested this week in a raid in Ghana have been accused of raping and abusing locals. A first-person account making the allegations emerged on China's social media on ...

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