Women in Ghana Battle a U.S.-Owned Gold Mine for Land and Livelihood

Mining giant Newmont has been seizing farms and dumping cyanide into waterways

YaaKonadu sits outside the farmhouse in Ghana that Newmont took away from her. Company workers spray-painted "Done" on ...

Prosecute powerful persons behind galamsey – Kobina Nketsia

Powerful persons involved in illegal mining activities [Galamsey] should be prosecuted, Paramount Chief of Essikadu Traditional area, Nana Kobina Nketsia has said.

Nana Nketsia who made the suggestion at a ...

Give Mining Sector agencies prosecution powers

Give mining sector agencies prosecution powers – CSO 

 A civil society group, Center for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) is advocating for agencies in charge of mining activities to be given ...

Damning report on Newmont Ahafo

By Dennis Peprah, GNA.

 

Kantinka (B/A), Feb 15, GNA – A research study by the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and two other institutions shows that the operation of ...

REPORTS SAY NEWMONT’S OPERATIONS IS ADVERSELY AFFECTING FOOD PRODUCTION

The Institute of Development Studies at the University of Cape Coast, in  collaboration with Wacam, a non-governmental organisation, have launched two reports on the adverse effects of the operations of ...

Wacam renews mining act amendment plea

Wacam, a non-governmental association,  has renewed calls for the amendment of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) to cure deficiencies in the decade-old law.

According to WACAM, portions ...

Wacam Holds its 5th Conference of Community of Groups.

The 5th Conference of Wacam’s Community Groups was attended by delegates and representatives from the ten (10) operational zones of Wacam across the country from 7th to 11th November 2016 ...