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  • Illegal gold mining in Ghana undercuts church's plans for land

    May 16, 2016 A church plan to build a nursing college in a rural village is upended when they discover the site has been turned into an illegal gold mine.

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  • How a young German director documented illegal gold mining - dw

    Oct 16, 2017 Filmmaker Johannes Preuss has received a student Oscar for his film, "Galamsey," which was shot in Ghana and looks at the illegal gold trade

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  • All that glitters: Ghana battles illegal mining News24

    Aug 11, 2017 Ghana has long been known for its bountiful gold reserves and was called But illegal mining in Africa's second largest producer is taking a

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  • How poverty spurs illegal gold mining in Ghana - Global Citizen

    Feb 10, 2016 SciDev recently released a video report investigating illegal mining in Ghana and the galamsey gold rush. Galamseys are unregulated

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  • Galamsey - Wikipedia

    A galamsey is a local Ghanaian term which means illegal small-scale gold mining in Ghana, West Africa; such workers are known as galamseyers or orpailleurs

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  • Ghana arrests 124 Chinese citizens for illegal gold mining World

    Jun 6, 2013 Ghanaian authorities have arrested 124 Chinese citizens for illegal gold mining in the resource-rich west African country, highlighting the social

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  • Gold mining in Ghana ruins environment, lives, driven by profit and

    May 16, 2016 One might expect that Ghana's illegal gold mining would be carried out hidden from public view, surreptitiously, quietly. But behind the local

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  • Destructive effects of illegal gold mining trigger campaign in Ghana

    Aug 2, 2017 For the third time in 10 years the government of Ghana is involved in a drive to stop illegal artisanal and small scale gold mining, popularly

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  • Ghana crackdown on illegal gold mining inflames tensions with Beijing

    Apr 30, 2017 Ghana's push to crack down on illegal gold mining is winning praise from the public but inflaming tensions with China, its biggest trading

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  • Illegal Chinese gold miners blamed for pollution, violence in Ghana

    May 2, 2017 Facing mounting tensions, violence, and pollution, Ghana has stepped up the arrest and deportation of illegal foreign miners in recent years.

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  • Let us ban all small-scale and medium-scale gold mining in Ghana

    May 7, 2017 As someone involved in fighting illegal loggers and illegal gold miners at Akyem Juaso, in the Akyem Abuakwa traditional area since the 1990s

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  • Reports: Ghana soldier's lynching tied to illegal 'galamsey' gold mining

    May 30, 2017 Ghana's heightened struggle with illegal gold mining has claimed another victim, this time in the lynching incident at Denkyira-Obuasi,

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  • All that glitters: Ghana battles illegal mining - Phys.org

    Aug 11, 2017 Ghana has long been known for its bountiful gold reserves and was called But illegal mining in Africa's second largest producer is taking a

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  • Chinese In Africa| illegal Chinese Gold Mining In Ghana - YouTube

    Feb 24, 2017 Chinese In Africa| illegal Chinese Gold Mining In Ghana.

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  • Arrests over illegal gold mining in Ghana - BBC News - BBC.com

    Jun 25, 2013 A crackdown on illegal gold mining involving foreign workers in Ghana has seen more than 200 Chinese and other West Africans arrested at

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  • At least 14 gold miners missing in collapsed Ghana pit - Reuters

    Jul 4, 2017 At least 14 people were missing and feared dead after an illegal gold mine in western Ghana in which they were working collapsed, police said

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  • Why Is Illegal Gold Mining Activity so Ubiquitous in Rural Ghana?*

    profiles the case of Ghana, where clandestine gold mining activity is now . the topic of illegal mining in Ghana, few have provided plausible explana- tions for

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  • Illegal Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana: A Threat to Food Security

    This article examines the impact of the effects of illegal small-scale gold mining in Ghana, through the lens of a conceptual model that links galamsey and

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  • Ghana arrests Chinese and Indian illegal gold miners - BBC News

    Oct 30, 2013 Ghanaian police arrest 46 foreign nationals from China and India accused of illegally mining gold in the River Offin in central Ghana.

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  • Menace of foreigners in Ghana's illegal gold mining - Graphic Online

    Jun 2, 2017 Without foreign nationals' intervention in illegal small-scale gold mining in Ghana, the damage to the environment would not have been so

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  • Ghana: Gold, Guns and China - Ghana's Fight to End Galamsey

    May 30, 2017 At the start of April, Ghana's government issued a three-week ultimatum to illegal gold miners operating in the country. They were told that they

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  • Ghana's illegal gold mining industry - ToxicLeaks

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  • Children toil in Ghana's illegal gold mines West Africa

    Jun 11, 2015 Ghana should lead the way in Africa by developing a comprehensive strategy for safe, professional, and child labour-free gold mining.

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  • Arrests over illegal gold mining in Ghana - BBC News

    Jun 25, 2013 A crackdown on illegal gold mining involving foreign workers in Ghana has seen more than 200 Chinese and other West Africans arrested at

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  • Ghana arrests 168 Chinese nationals in illegal mining crackdown

    Jun 6, 2013 Ghanaian authorities have arrested 168 Chinese citizens for illegal goldmining, highlighting the social and environmental challenges posed by

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  • Ghana ratifies Mercury Convention in the midst of illegal mining row

    Mar 29, 2017 This convention ratified by Ghana means the country is obliged to reduce mercury use in artisanal and small-scale gold mining, end burning

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  • The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold mining in

    Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASM) in Ghana has traditionally been an indigenous of 'illegal Chinese miners' and instances of local conflict, that the

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  • The illegal gold miners of Ghana New York Post

    Feb 22, 2017 A photographer captured the harsh reality of illegal mining under the unforgiving sun in Ghana.

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  • Despite deporting more than 4500 Chinese, they still contribute to

    Apr 11, 2017 Meanwhile Ghana earned $3.2 billion from official gold exports in 2015. Because illegal mining is unregulated, it is difficult to determine how

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  • Illegal Gold Mining Threatens Ghana's Lucrative Cocoa Industry

    Jul 21, 2017 Cocoa faces a new danger in Ghana, the world's second-largest exporter of cocoa beans.

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