PETITION AGAINST THE ACTIVITIES OF AZUMA RESOURCES IN TOME

PETITION AGAINST THE ACTIVITIES OF AZUMA RESOURCES IN TOME

Shared with YLNM by CIKOD, Ghana, on behalf of the Tome Community. We the people of Tome, taking cognizance of article 257 (which talks about public lands and the ownership of mineral resources) of the 1992 constitution of Ghana, have pledged to halt the activities of any person or group...

African Civil Society Says Yes to Life, No to Mining!

African Civil Society Says Yes to Life, No to Mining!

Originally from YLNM partner AFSA Africa Africa is rapidly becoming a huge mining zone. The hunger for Africa’s natural wealth – her oil, minerals, metals, land and water – is turning into a second scramble for our continent in a bid to drive the mistaken idea of endless economic growth...

Dirty Diggers: A report on gold mining in Upper West Ghana

Dirty Diggers: A report on gold mining in Upper West Ghana

Dirty Diggers is an investigative radio report by CitiFM exploring the issues surrounding gold mining in the Upper West region of Ghana. There Yes to Life, No to Mining member CIKOD is working alongside communities who feel the activities of Australian mining multinational Azumah Resources are placing their livelihoods and future in jeopardy....

Ghana’s Upper West Coalition on Mining, Food, Water and Sacred Sites calls President to halt Mining activities in Upper West Region

Ghana’s Upper West Coalition on Mining, Food, Water and Sacred Sites calls President to halt Mining activities in Upper West Region

The Upper West Civil Society Coalition on Mining, Food, Water and Sacred Sites, has called on the President to as a matter of urgency halt any process to open up the Upper West Region for mining activity. “This is because of the fragile nature of the ecosystem coupled with the weak legal...