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"We have suspended the issuance of mining licences so that we can restructure the sector"

Ghana’s vice president Dr Mahamadu Bawumia says the country has suspending issuing mining licences until illegal mining, known as galamsey, has been effectively addressed.

"We have suspended the issuance of mining licences so that we can restructure the sector" "We have suspended the issuance of mining licences so that we can restructure the sector" "We have suspended the issuance of mining licences so that we can restructure the sector" "We have suspended the issuance of mining licences so that we can restructure the sector" "We have suspended the issuance of mining licences so that we can restructure the sector"

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However it was not clear whether the licence suspensions would only affect the small scale mining sector, local media reported.

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