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Former NPP Chairman Charged With Defrauding a Farmer

  A former Northern Regional Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party(NPP), Mr. Alhassan Adoo has been granted sixty two thousand cedis (62,000) bail for allegedly defrauding a farmer. Chairman Adoo was arrested by the northern regional police command at about 7pm Tuesday amidst intense pressure to release him by some top governing party bigwigs.…
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Sheini residents unhappy about mining companies activities

Residents at Sheini, a farming community in the Tatale/Sanguli district in the northern region are up in arms about iron exploration in the area. Even though mining activities have been halted for some time now, community members have vowed not to speak to any organizations involved in mining activities. Their decision follows threats they said…
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Current Ghana mining and mineral law is weak says lawyer

A legal practitioner with consortium civil society organizations working in mining communities, Mr Augustine Niber has described the current mining and mineral law as very weak saying it does not help affected communities where mining activities are concentrated. Presenting an overview of the Minerals and Mining Act( 703) 2003 at a day's media engagement in…
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