Become Agents of Change In The Re-thinking Of Our Development

The Executive Director of Wacam,Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng has urged students privileged to be studying Archaeology to have a responsibility to become agents of the change in the re-thinking of our development ...

Promoting Women’s Participation In Extractive Industry Governance

The negative impacts associated with the exploitation of mineral resources cuts across gender groups in affected communities. Women, however, bear the rife of these ill effects. Compensation regimes do not take into ...

Protect Local Interest In Negotiating Mining Contracts-Wacam

The Executive Director of Wacam, human rights, environmental and mining advocacy non-governmental organisation (NGO), Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng has said that “the power imbalance that occurs during negotiating of mining contracts ...

Empowering women through livelihood development

Mining activities have generally impoverished the affected community people who have lost their livelihood due to the mining activities. Poverty in mining communities has worsened because mining companies have committed large ...

Wacam supports Dormaa Kantinka in securing resettlement package

Twenty Households in Dormaa Kantinka, affected by Newmont Ahafo operations are to be resettled by Newmont after years of being subjected to the ill effects of the company’s activities. The ...

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 Mine Operation

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 the Newmont Ahafo Mine, has ...