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Ghana: prelate strongly criticizes illegal miners

July 26, 2017

A prelate in Ghana has offered strong criticism of those who mine illegally.

“Thinking about yourself and family without considering the nation means you are greedy and evil,” said Archbishop Gabriel Justice Yaw Anokye. “In all, let’s think about the future of the country and the generations to come.”

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  • Posted by: Jim.K - Jul. 26, 2017 8:14 PM ET USA

    Not many details in this article. What substance is being mined and how is it polluting the water table? Perhaps if the problem was more widely publicized a solution might be found in another area of the world.