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China to work with Ghana on illegal mining | News24

2014-1-9 · Illegal mining in Ghana, particularly of gold, has become a major issue and also raised concerns about water pollution and environmental damage. Last year hundreds of people, most of them from China, were detained as the government began enforcing a law barring foreign nationals from engaging in small-scale mining operations.

Growing Civil Society Anger in Ghana About the …

2021-4-22 · There''s growing frustration in Ghana over the government''s apparent refusal to crack down on Chinese participation in illegal gold mining, a practice known locally as galamsey. This is an issue that''s been simmering for years, but …

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

2021-6-1 · 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 Chinese nationals.. 400 troops from the Army, Navy, and Air Force are participating in the second phase of "Operation Hal t" that''s now taking place along the …

7 Illegal Miners Arrested

2021-10-1 · Sanctions for illegal small-scale mining under the Minerals and Mining Act (Act 995) prescribe a jail sentence of 15 years minimum and 25 years maximum for offenders. One of the machines used in ...

2 Chinese Galamsey Operators Arrested

2021-4-28 · 2 Chinese Galamsey Operators Arrested. April 28, 2021. General News. The Wassa East District Security Council (DISEC) has embarked on an operation to apprehend those engaged in illegal mining also called ''Galamsey'' in the Pra River. The operation led to the arrest of two Chinese nationals who were operating in the River.

CHINA''S HIDDEN FLEET IN WEST AFRICA

2019-11-4 · A spotlight on illegal practices within Ghana''s industrial trawl sector. 2 China''s hidden fleet in West Africa. ... Its recent attempt to crack down on illicit activities of Chinese operators in West Africa is to be ... the mining, oil and gas sectors. This initiative has

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

2017-5-30 · Gold, guns and China: Ghana''s fight to end galamsey. By Edward Burrows & Lucia . May 30, 2017. 16417. Hundreds of thousands, including many from China, are engaged in illegal artisanal mining. How can the …

Nigeria Cracks Down on Illegal Chinese Mining

2020-8-2 · Nigeria Cracks Down on Illegal Chinese Mining. Last year the Nigerian government announced that it would no longer tolerate rampant illegal mining and would begin enforcement actions to crack down on the practice. To make sure that everyone knew how serious they were, the Federal Government set up special courts just to prosecute illegal mining ...

Ghana Cracks Down on Chinese Gold Miners

2013-6-11 · Ghana has begun cracking down on Chinese migrants who have overstayed their visas in the hope of getting wealthy in one of Africa''s richest gold fields.

Small scale miners go after Chinese illegal miners

2021-6-12 · The Ghana National Association of Small Miners has set up a task force to clamp down on expatriate illegal miners, particularly Chinese, who have almost taken over the small-scale mining business ...

Illegal mining in Ghana will create risk ...

2018-5-28 · Illegal mining in Ghana will create risk to social stability. The coming end of a ban on small-scale mining in Ghana will increase the difficulties involved in countering illegal mining, likely seeing the practice remain widespread. The government''s decision to lift a ban on small-scale mining, announced in May 2018 and to be implemented ...

Chinese Galamseyer Arrested By Soldiers

2021-5-17 · Chinese Galamseyer Arrested By Soldiers. May 17, 2021. General News. One more Chinese man has been arrested at the Pra River area as part of a renewed clampdown against illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey. Yang Maoji, 50, was caught in the act, by the military taskforce deployed by the government to fight against the menace, in spite of ...

Chinese gov''t is backing galamsey fight – Lands Minister

2017-5-5 · By MyJoyOnline. Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu says the Chinese government is in full support of Ghana''s efforts to end illegal mining known as galamsey. He said the Xi Jinping government has given its backing for punitive measures to be meted out to Chinese nationals who are caught engaging in illegal mining in Ghana.

Ghana''s COCOBOD raises prospects for African markets, …

2021-4-26 · Furthermore, in a separate initiative, COCOBOD has supported Ghana''s government in its bid to join Government''s crackdown on reported incidents of illegal mining on cocoa farms. Consequently, the organisation has proposed an amount of Three Million, Six Hundred and Thirty Thousand Ghana Cedis ( £449,000) compensation to cocoa farmers who ...

China declares all crypto-currency transactions illegal ...

2021-9-24 · Bitcoin. China''s central bank has announced that all transactions of crypto-currencies are illegal, effectively banning digital tokens such as Bitcoin. "Virtual currency-related business activities are illegal financial activities," the People''s Bank of China said, warning it "seriously endangers the safety of people''s assets".

Galamsey: 2 Chinese nationals arrested, 6 others and 2 ...

2021-4-28 · Two Chinese nationals have been arrested for illegal small scale mining by the Wassa East District Security Council and the Ghana Police Service in the Western Region. The operation executed along the Pra River is in fulfilment of the President''s directive to end the menace in water bodies in Ghana. According to reports, the Chinese […]

Ghana cracks down on illegal mining

2013-6-10 · /// ----- AFP TEXT STORY: Ghana-gold-WAfrica-China-arrest Ghana arrests 57 W. Africans in illegal gold mine raid =(VIDEO)= ACCRA, June 10, 2013 (AFP) - Ghana has arrested more than 50 West Africans accused of illegal gold mining in a crackdown that has already led to the detention of dozens of Chinese nationals, authorities said Monday.

Nigeria cracks down on illegal Chinese mining – SupChina

2020-8-5 · Nigeria cracks down on illegal Chinese mining. Last year, the Nigerian government announced that it would no longer tolerate rampant illegal mining and would begin enforcement actions to crack down on the practice. To make sure …