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Akonta Mining not absolved from illegal activities — Jinapor

Akonta Mining Company had been accused of engaging in illegal mining activities in some forest reserves in the country, contrary to the mining laws. ... four Ghanaians petitioned the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service to investigate and prosecute Akonta Mining Limited, a mining firm the Ashanti …

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Akonta Mining Brouhaha:Lands Minister Respond To Mahama's …

Mr. Mahama took a swipe at President Akufo-Addo for exonerating Akonta mining of its involvement in illegal mining activities despite being under investigations. Meanwhile, Mr. Abu Jinapor has emphasised that "Government is determined to win the fight against galamsey, no matter the cost and effort.". Read his full post: Dear ...

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Ghana: Akufo-Addo faces new pressures over illegal mining problem

Complicit in the documentary was Akonta Mining Limited, a company that belongs to Bernard Antwi Boasiako, the Ashanti Regional chairman of Akufo-Addo's party. "Since I took office on 7 January 2017, nearly six years ago, I have made it a central feature of my presidency to lead in the effort to rid our country of this menace…

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Ghana: Angry Youth Clash With Akonta Mining Workers Over Illegal Mining

Ghanaian Times (Accra) Some angry youth at Samreboi, in the Wassa Amenfi West Municipality of the Western Region, on Wednesday clashed with workers of Akonta Mining Limited, over illegal mining ...

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Why was Wontumi's mining license extended by 13 years? – MP …

"Records available to the Ministry show that while Akonta Mining Ltd has a mining lease to undertake mining operations in some parts of Samreboi, outside the Forest Reserve, the company has no ...

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Akonta Mining not engaged in illegal mining – Akufo …

President Akufo-Addo claims Akonta Mining Company Limited owned by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Ashanti Regional Chairman, Bernard Antwi-Boasiako popularly called Chairman Wontumi …

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Galamsey: Go beyond stop order, arrest directors, officers

The directors and officers of Akonta Mining Limited, which has been ordered to stop all mining activities within the Tano Nimiri forest reserve, must be arrested for breaching Act 703, pressure ...

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akonta mining | Tema

akonta mining, Tema, Ghana. 553 likes. well regulated small scale mining company in ghana

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Media Coalition Against Illegal Mining demands prosecution of Akonta

The Media Coalition Against Illegal Mining wants officials of Akonta Mining Limited to be prosecuted. The Lands and Natural Resources Minister yesterday directed the mining company to cease operations after undertaking mining operations in Samreboi, in the Western Region, though the company has no mineral rights to undertake any …

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Wontumi's 'boys' allegedly destroy over GH¢3m worth of mining …

Mining equipment valued at over 3 million Ghana cedis have been destroyed by two unidentified soldiers in a company of six others persons led by one Edward Kwasi Akuoko, a mining aide to Ashanti ...

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Akonta Mining not engaged in illegal mining – Akufo …

January 4, 2023. Reading Time: 2 mins read. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has jumped to the defence of Akonta Mining Company Limited, claiming that the firm is …

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Akonta Mining not absolved from wrongdoing

But addressing the 8th National and 16th Biennial Congress of the National Union of Ghana Catholic Diocesan Priests Association, President Akufo-Addo said "Akonta Mining Company is not engaged ...

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Small Scale Miners unhappy with Lands Ministry handling of …

4 October 2022 9:08pm. The Small Scale Miners Association is unhappy with the Lands and Natural Resources Minister's handling of the Akonta Mining Company's operation in the Nimiri Forest in ...

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Akonta mining: Akufo-Addo has justified his 'clearing agent' …

Meanwhile, the Office of the Special Prosecutor in late 2022 launched an investigation into the activities of Akonta Mining and the allegations made against the company. Some critics say the recent comment by President Akufo-Addo is an attempt to interfere in the investigation and exonerate the company and the regional chairman of …

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Lands Minister issues order over illegal activities of Wontumi's mining

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Abu Jinapor, has directed the Forestry Commission to cease the operations of Akonta Mining Company in the Tano Nimiri Forest Reserve of the ...

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You have no permit to mine in any forest

General News of Monday, 3 October 2022. Source: You have no permit to mine in any forest – Minerals Commission warns Akonta Mining

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Was Akonta Mining not in the forest sometime last year

President Nana Akufo-Addo may be right when he said Akonta Mining Company Limited, owned by his party's Ashanti Regional Chairman, Mr Bernard Antwi-Boasiako (Chairman Wontumi), is not engaged in ...

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Chairman Wontumi's Akonta mining: What we know

Chairman Wontumi has been in the media following an allegation that some muscular men working in his mining company, Akonta Mining Ltd, chased out officials …

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Special Prosecutor concludes investigation into four major cases

The investigation further targets the activities of Akonta Mining Limited and other companies; nationals of foreign countries allegedly involved in illegal mining; and allegations of corruption ...

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Full text: Sammy Gyamfi's address on A-G's opinion on galamsey …

illegal mining by wontumi's akonta mining limited. 4. In a related matter in respect of Akonta mining Limited, a company owned by the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, it has been established beyond every reasonable doubt that the company illegally entered and operated in the Tano …

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'Akonta Mining Ltd has no lease to mine in Tano …

October 4, 2022. GNA. Accra, Oct. 4, GNA – The Minerals Commission Tuesday affirmed that the Akonta Mining Limited, a mining firm owned by Mr Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi, has neither a mining lease nor mineral right and permit to undertake any mining operations in the Tano Nimiri Forest Reserve.

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Akufo-Addo did PR for 'massively important' Akonta Mining

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's defense of Akonta Mining Limited has been described as Public Relations for a company that appears to be of great importance to the First Gentleman.

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Why is Akufo-Addo speaking for a mining company under

Convener of #FixTheCountry movement, Oliver Mawuse Barker-Vormawor has reacted to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's comments on the activities of Akonta Mining Limited, a company owned by a ...

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Special Prosecutor investigates Akonta Mining, Charles Bissue, …

Akonta Mining Limited and a former Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Charles Cromwell Nanabanyin Onuawonto Bissue, have been cited for investigations by the ...

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If the law in Ghana weren't as weak and corrupt as the judges themselves, they would have been in prison long ago. The president will not immediately come to Akonta Mining Company Limited's defense and assert that the company is not involved in unlawful mining if Akufo Addo and Boasiako are not partners in illegal mining.

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Wontumi's 'boys' allegedly destroy over ₵3m worth of mining …

Starr FM reports that mining equipment valued at over 3 million Ghana cedis have been destroyed by two unidentified soldiers in a company of six others persons led by one Edward Kwasi Akuoko, a mining aide to Ashanti regional chairman of the NPP Bernard Antwi Boasiako alias Chairman Wontumi. The raid at the Integrity Resource Company …

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Lands Ministry directs Akonta Mining Limited to halt

On September 30, 2022, 8:48 PM. Lands Ministry has directed Akonta Mining Limited to immediately halt its operations in the Tano Nimiri forest reserve in the Amenfi West …

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Akonta Mining: Akufo-Addo was assuring that all 294 forest …

Despite having a mining lease, the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources in October, 2022 stopped Akonta Mining Company Limited, owned by New Patriotic Party's Ashanti Region Chairman Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, from mining in the forest reserve. The issue is under investigation by the Special Prosecutor.

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Akonta Mining not involved in illegal activities

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has absolved Akonta Mining from any wrongdoing, saying that the company was not involved in any illegal mining activities anywhere in the country.. The ...

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Anti-galamsey group fumes over lack of prosecution of Akonta mining

The Media Coalition Against Galamsey (MCAG) has expressed frustration at the seeming lack of action in the prosecution of the directors of Akonta Mining Limited. MCAG sent two petitions to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare in January 2023, to carry out swift investigations into the alleged illegal mining ...

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Akonta Mining Company has no permit to mine in …

Emmanuel Tornyi. October 4, 2022 3:35 PM. The Minerals Commission of Ghana has indicated that Akonta Mining Limited has no mining lease, mineral right, and/or permit to undertake any mining …

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Akufo Addo's defense of Akonta Mining: 'Only time will

The Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference has responded to President Nana Akufo-Addo's claim that Akonta Mining, said to belong to the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP ...

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'Akonta Mining is not engaged in any illegal mining anywhere in Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that Akonta Mining, a company owned by Bernard Antwi Boasiako, alias Chairman Wontumi; is not engaged in illegal mining anywhere in the country.

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Akonta Mining case key test to end 'galamsey' — …

The Ministry said in a statement that Akonta Mining had a mining lease to undertake mining operations in some parts of Samreboi, outside the Forest Reserve, but …

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Akonta Mining: Mahama's reply to Akufo-Addo full of …

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Abu Jinapor has reacted to allegations by John Dramani Mahama 39;s reply to President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s comments that Akonta Mining is not involved in illegal mining activities in the country at the moment. The President of the Republic addressing a specific question on Akonta …

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Atlantic Lithium granted 15-year permit for Ghana mine

The 15-year permit allows the Australian miner's unit Barari DV Ghana Limited to start building a lithium mine in the country's Cape Coast region, around 100km …

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4 Petition CID over Akonta mine

Four private citizens have petitioned the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service to investigate and prosecute owners of the Akonta Mining Company for allegedly ...

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Lands Ministry directs Forestry Commission to halt operations of Akonta

The statement said Akonta Mining Ltd, on August 25, 2022, applied for a mining lease to undertake mining operations in the said Reserve. It, however, said by a Ministerial Directive, all reconnaissance, prospecting and/or exploratory activities in Forest Reserves in the country had been suspended, except in exceptional circumstances.

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Akufo-Addo did not say Akonta Mining has done no wrong

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources A. Jinapor has asserted that President Akufo-Addo did not defend Akonta Mining Company Limited when he claimed that the company is not involved ...

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Akonta Mining case key test to end 'galamsey' — OccupyGhana

The Group said the Akonta Mining case "is a key test" to the President's resolve to end the illegal mining menace. "…Just like the Aisha Huang matter, it is a key test of your resolve to ...

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