illegal gold miners arrested in ghana last month

illegal gold miners arrested in ghana last month

Ghana arrests 124 Chinese citizens for illegal gold mining

2013-6-6  Beijing has sent diplomats to visit the detainees. Ghana's president, John Dramani Mahama, formed a political committee to crack down on illegal mining last month.

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Ghana arrests Chinese and Indian illegal gold miners BBC

2013-10-30  Ghanaian police arrest 46 foreign nationals from China and India accused of illegally mining gold in the River Offin in central Ghana. Ghana arrests Chinese and Indian illegal gold miners.

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Illegal Miners arrested in Kokotesua News Ghana

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Illegal miners who posed as national security News Ghana

2021-6-9  Atewa Forest illegal miners who posed as national security operatives have been granted bail by a Koforidua Circuit Court in the sum of GHC350,000.00 each and two sureties, one to be justified.

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Over 100 illegal Chinese miners arrested in Ghana

2013-6-6  Ghanaian police have arrested 124 allegedly illegal Chinese miners, and have been held in Accra, Ghana’s capital, the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) said on Wednesday.

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Ghana arrests Chinese for 'illegal mining' BBC News

2013-6-6  Ghana is expected to repatriate the miners who were arrested in raids in four mineral-rich regions, he says. A Ghana immigration official told Xinhua news

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11 Ghanaian Illegal Miners Arrested In Liberia My News Ghana

2020-10-6  The ‘illegal gold and diamond miners’ were arrested in Bong County, North-Central Liberia, the P FPA reported. The suspects have since been handed over to the Ministry of Justice for further investigation and prosecution.

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Illegal mining in Ghana fighting an ongoing battle says

2019-10-2  The team is tasked with tackling illegal mining in the Ashanti, Eastern and Western regions of Ghana the most affected areas. Between 2017 and 2019, the team has arrested over 2 200 illegal miners, including foreign nationals.

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Ghana Struggles to End Illegal Gold Mines VOA

2019-6-3  Ghana Struggles to End Illegal Gold Mines. Workers separate gold without toxic chemicals such as mercury and arsenic in a formalized small-scale mining in southeastern Ghana

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Ghana Arrests Chinese in Gold Mining Regions The New

2013-6-7  DAKAR, Senegal — The authorities in Ghana have conducted sweeping arrests of Chinese citizens in the nation’s gold-mining regions, officials said Thursday, the latest sign of

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Illegal miners who posed as national security operatives

2021-6-10  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 month

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The illegal gold mines killing rivers and livelihoods in Ghana

2021-8-11  Ghana is the leading producer of gold in Africa and about 35% of it is extracted by small-scale miners, most of them operating illegally. Over the last

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Illegal miners who posed as national security operatives

2021-6-10  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 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 at the Circuit Court on July 8.

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Court grants bail to illegal miners Ghana Business News

2021-6-10  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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Over 100 illegal Chinese miners arrested in Ghana

2013-6-6  Ghanaian police have arrested 124 allegedly illegal Chinese miners, and have been held in Accra, Ghana’s capital, the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) said on Wednesday.

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Ghana Arrests 124 Illegal Chinese Gold Miners Lipstick Alley

2013-8-29  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. Ghana is Africa's biggest gold producer after South Africa, producing more than 1.6 million ounces in the first half of 2012.

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Illegal mining in Ghana fighting an ongoing battle says

2019-10-2  The team is tasked with tackling illegal mining in the Ashanti, Eastern and Western regions of Ghana the most affected areas. Between 2017 and 2019, the team has arrested over 2 200 illegal miners, including foreign nationals. Gaining national

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124 suspected Chinese illegal miners arrested in Ghana

2013-6-6  The Ghana Immigration Service disclosed that 124 suspected Chinese illegal miners were detained in the capital of the West African country.

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Ghana's Illegal Galamsey Gold Mining Affecting Cocoa

2018-3-6  Illegal gold mining in Ghana further exacerbates a volatile cocoa market. In 2014, experts predicted a global cocoa shortage by 2020. However, cocoa production statistics have been unpredictable

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

2017-5-30  The previous month, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), which came to power in January, had launched a five-year project to provide illegal miners with alternative livelihoods in the legal mining sector. Illegal small-scale mining has long proliferated across Ghana, Africa’s second and the world’s tenth largest gold

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Fool’s Gold: Chinese In Ghana Resented For Running Illegal

2013-4-24  Gold miners in Ghana. Photo: Reuters . last month, 120 Chinese were arrested in one such operation. "The scale [of illegal gold mining] is so vast, it is difficult to actually quantify

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Illegal miners who posed as national security Ghana News

2021-6-9  Atewa Forest illegal miners who posed as national security operatives have been granted bail by a Koforidua Circuit Court in the sum of ¢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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11 Ghanaian illegal miners arrested Home Of Ghana News

11 Ghanaian illegal miners arrested in Liberia. A joint operation comprising the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Liberia has led to the arrest of 11 Ghanaian illegal miners. The ‘illegal gold and diamond miners’ were arrested in Bong County, North-Central Liberia, the P.

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Illegal Chinese gold miners blamed for pollution, violence

2017-5-2  Facing mounting tensions, violence, and pollution, Ghana has stepped up the arrest and deportation of those illegal foreign miners in recent years. In June and July 2013 alone more than 4,500

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W/R: Nzema East Municipal Security Council arrests two

2021-7-7  Two Chinese illegal gold miners and their Ghanaian accomplices arrested by the Security Council within the Nzema East Municipality have been handed over to the Western Regional Police Command for investigation and their prosecution.

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Ghana arrests Chinese for 'illegal mining' BBC News

2013-6-6  A Ghana immigration official told Xinhua news agency that the detainees "were involved in illegal gold mining". They are being held at an immigration centre in Accra, Chinese officials said.

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Gold miners held in Ghana|Africa|chinadaily.cn

2013-6-7  A story of a villager from Shanglin who invested 5 million yuan ($810,000) in Ghana's gold mining industry in 2005 brought back 100 million yuan in three years encouraged more miners from Shanglin to work at sites in Ghana. Today, more than 12,000 miners from Shanglin work in Ghana's gold industry, according to Chinese media reports.

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Ghana's Illegal Galamsey Gold Mining Affecting Cocoa

2018-3-6  Illegal gold mining in Ghana further exacerbates a volatile cocoa market. In 2014, experts predicted a global cocoa shortage by 2020. However, cocoa production statistics have been unpredictable

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Illegal Ghana gold mine owner arrested after collapse

2010-6-30  Illegal Ghana gold mine owner arrested after collapse. Police in Ghana have arrested the owner of an illegal gold mine which collapsed on Sunday after heavy rains, burying large numbers of miners

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Ghana arrests gold miners from Niger, Nigeria and Togo

2013-6-10  Ghana's police arrest 51 Nigeriens and at least four other West Africans suspected of illegal gold mining, an immigration spokesman tells the BBC.

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