Ghana urges more equitable mining practices

17th April, 2019

The first African Head of State to address the INDABA conference in February 2019, President Afuko-Addo of Ghana laid out a vision for African mining which included fairer tax and investment terms, room for local capital to invest and allowances for downstream value-addition.

The continent having been handicapped in negotiations with mining companies by political instability, bad reputations and sometimes incompetent or corrupt representatives, the Ghanaian President urged the mining sector to redress centuries of exploitation and work with African governments and communities to build more equitable contracts and fiscal regimes (Article courtesy of Australia’s Paydirt). Click here to download the article