Ghana’s soldiers prefer protecting galamsey sites to peace-keeping missions

Akwasi Addai Odike, the founder and leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP), has given up hope in the galamsey fight. According to him, all stakeholders have shown little commitment to combating the threat. “The fight against galamsey continues to fail because successive governments have contributed to the problem.” They extort money from these galamseyers [illegal miners] behind the scenes. I understand what goes into these things. They pay their masters, who are politicians, t...[Read More]