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Ada salt factory targets million tonnes annually

Graphic 18 May 2021
Electrochem Ghana Limited — which was granted a 15-year mining lease by Parliament in October 2020 to explore the salt resource in the Songor Lagoon and surrounding communities — has also projected to produce two million metric tonnes of salt a year in the long term ... Ghana’s salt import.
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Seal $2bn leakage - Tax consultant urges over illicit gold trade

Graphic 18 May 2021
However, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Mr Sulemanu Koney, rejected the claims, saying producing members of the Chamber export their gold ore under very strict surveillance of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).
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We pay ‘big money’ but you burnt our 16 excavators – Kate Gyamfua’s Xtra-Gold to anti-galamsey task force

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
In a statement, Xtra-Gold Mining Limited, which operates in the Atiwa West District of the Eastern Region, said it pays “big money” in terms of taxes and royalties to the government of Ghana and, thus, was disappointed with the anti-galamsey task force’s action, which, it noted, was a violation of the law.
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Major salt mining project kicks off in Ada Songor Lagoon

B & FT Online 18 May 2021
Salt mining company, Electrochem Ghana Limited is projecting to mine 2 million tonnes of salt from the Ada Songor Lagoon annually from 2023. This projection is coming on the back of feasibility studies conducted in the enclave after the company secured a 15-year lease to resuscitate salt mining in the area to enhance the local and national economy.
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NPP Women’s Organizer seeks justice for burnt mining equipment

Joy Online 18 May 2021
Her statement follows news that her mining equipments were destroyed by officials of Ghana Armed Forces ... The task force from the Ghana Armed Forces as part of its ‘Operation Halt’ on Sunday May 16, 2021 raided some mining sites in Larbikrom, Dompem and Pamen, all in the Atiwa district of the Eastern Region.
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Galamsey: NDC defends NPP's Kate Gyamfua; says she was a 'scapegoat' for fighting Akufo-Addo's cousin

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
Xtra-Gold Resources Corp., which is a licensed gold exploration company focused on defining a potentially significant resource on its Kibi Gold Discovery located in the Republic of Ghana, West Africa, accused the anti-galamsey task force of acting in bad faith and violating the law in carrying out the destruction of the company’s mining equipment.
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Galamsey: NDC defends NPP's Kate Gyamfua; says she was 'scapegoated' for fighting Akufo-Addo's cousin

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
Xtra-Gold Resources Corp., which is a licensed gold exploration company focused on defining a potentially significant resource on its Kibi Gold Discovery located in the Republic of Ghana, West Africa, accused the anti-galamsey task force of acting in bad faith and violating the law in carrying out the destruction of the company’s mining equipment.
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List of NPP bigwigs rumoured to be galamsey kingpins

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
“Madam Kate Gyamfua has over the past ten years been mining in the Atiwa enclave and as at today holds the biggest mining concession in the constituency, and with this can she happily point to any project a community within the constituency has benefitted from her mining company?.”.
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Galamsey: Government fighting illegality with illegality, result will be judgement debts – Chief Biney

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
Deputy National Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Chief Hamilton Biney is warning that, the government's strategy in its renewed fight against illegal mining is likely to plunge the country into judgement debts.
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Soldiers have no right to burn excavators – Gbevlo Lartey

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
... of illegal mining and cause the arrest of people involved ... Government of Ghana has stepped up its effort at arresting illegal mining which has destroyed the country’s forest reserve and water bodies.
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Ghana’s galamsey fight: Why do we look so helpless in addressing the Chinese question?

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
According to him, no Chinese knows the location of any of Ghana's mining communities or reserve, and that, it is Ghanaians who introduce them to the trade ... We don’t issue visas too for the Chinese people coming to Ghana ... With all her connections she built whiles in Ghana, one can speculate that she’s still engaged in the plunder in proxy.
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Stephen Bernard Donkor: When a chap dies out of unavailability of bed

Joy Online 18 May 2021
If an innocent child can die all in the name of lack of bed as alleged by the deceased father then, I can state unequivocally that Ghana is sick ... I’m simply an individual who wants Ghana to see transformation in every sector of the economy. As a result, some colleagues of mine admire my constant desire to see a change in this country.
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Queenmother partners Gold Fields to train women

Ghana News Agency 17 May 2021
She expressed gratitude to Gold Fields Ghana Foundation Damang Mine for funding the training to ensure that the unemployment rate among women within the Wassa Fiase Traditional Area was reduced ... The trainees commended Nana Abena Kunadjoa and Gold Fields Ghana Foundation Damang ...
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L.O.A.Ns – LEASH ON AFRICAN NATIONS

B & FT Online 17 May 2021
“Connecting this to the case of Ghana, it implies that if there are any cross-cancellation clauses agreed on under Ghana’s debt contracts with Chinese lenders, mining in the Atewa Forest is likely to go ahead no matter the pressure from the various stakeholders.”.
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How former President Kufuor advised a Ghanaian at Goldman Sachs not to relocate to Ghana

Ghana Web 17 May 2021
Having struck up a relationship with the former president through a friend, she sought his advice on whether or not ditching Goldman Sachs for Ghana would be a sound move ... "Thanks to my friend Edith, President Kufuor is a dear friend and a mentor of mine so I discussed my plans of moving to Ghana with him and he told me not to move back to Ghana.
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