29 Jan 2016 . People have mined for gold in what is now Ghana for thousands of years. The precious metal has always been easy to find, hence the name.
SSM is a major economic activity in Ghana with an estimated one million people working in small gold and diamond mines although the majority are in the.
20 Apr 2020 . Alongside the vast gold fields of Ghana are thousands of illegal mines or "galamsey" where unskilled miners dream of hitting the big time, but.
27 May 2019 . Only the chirping of birds and insects break the silence at a gold mining site in the Eastern Region of Ghana, right at the foot of the Atewa forest.
10 Jan 2020 . Moreover, Namdini lies within the Nangodi Greenstone Belt, one of a series of southwest northeast trending granite greenstone belts which.
Ghana's police arrest 51 Nigeriens and at least four other West Africans suspected of illegal gold mining, an immigration spokesman tells the BBC.
24 Apr 2013 . Ghana has had a gold rush but here, Afua Hirsch discovers how Chinese immigrants are profiting from industrialising the country's small scale.