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The National Coalition on Mining, is the leading advocacy Ghana-based network of activists, community-based organizations (those living in mining communities), artisanal and small scale miners and civil society organizations, and is a national association that works on mining issues. Formed in 2001, NCOM, with its diverse CSOs and CBOs from mining communities and representatives of small-scale miners has helped mining affected communities to have a presence and voice on the national stage.  TWN-Africa is the secretariat.

Civil society unhappy with suspension of windfall tax

Coordinator Third World Network (TWN), a civil society group, Dr. Yao Graham, has criticised government over its suspension of windfall profit tax in the mining sector. The Finance Ministry on Monday confirmed that it has put plans to introduce...