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EPA holds public hearing on proposed gold mining project at Yamfo

Residents of the soon to be operated Newmont Ahafo North mine have appealed to mining regulatory authorities to ensure that the operations of Newmont Gold Corporation Limited do not replicate what they termed “the mining curse” in that enclave. The Newmont Ahafo North gold mining project would cover about 4,000 hectares and expected to be carried out in five major ... Read More »

Greta Thunberg Is Time Person of the Year for 2019

Greta Thunberg

Time on Wednesday named the young climate activist Greta Thunberg as its person of the year, in a nod to the next generation’s surging prominence in worldwide efforts to prevent the worst effects of climate change. It was an irony, perhaps, that the designation, announced on television and online, is a ritual marketing stunt that is one of the last vestiges of an era when weekly print magazines were a major force in the news cycle. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, President Trump, the Ukraine whistle-blower and the Hong Kong protesters were all on the shortlist for this year’s selection, according to the anchors of the “Today” show. “I could never have imagined anything like that happening,” Ms. Thunberg told The Associated Press on Wednesday, adding that she was “surprised” by the news. Read More »