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Ashanti Region, Ghana - OBUASI  is the district capital of the Obuasi Municipal District, Ghana



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OBUASI  is the district capital of the Obuasi Municipal District, Ghana
 Obuasi, home of the 2. largest Gold Mine in Africa (Anglo-Ashanti Gold Mines). Owned by mainly
 a South African company,  Britain some % by the Ahantene (Ashanti king) and just 2% by the
 Ghanaian government!

Obuasi Municipal District ( Ashanti Region ) Obuasi has a population of 132,300.



Hotels & Guest Houses


Silence Hotel


Location: Obuasi

Address: Box OB. 253, Obuasi

Telephone: 0582-40280


Email : *

Rating: Budget

Room Types: Single, Double, Chalet

COCONUT - Coconut Miners Loge , Obuasi


Hotels & Guest Houses


Palmer's Palace


Location: Obuasi

Address: Box OB 666, Obuasi

Telephone: 0582-40287


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Rating: 1-Star

Room Types: Single, Twin





Kumasi Metropolitan District, - KUMASI + IMAGE



Adansi North District , - FOMENA

Adansi South District , - NEW EDUBIAASE

Afigya-Kwabre District , - KODIE

Afigya-Sekyere District , - AGONA

Ahafo Ano North District , - TEPA

Ahafo Ano South District , - MANKRANSO

Amansie Central District , - JACOBU

Amansie East District , - BEKWAI

Amansie West District , - MASO NKWANTA

Asante Akim North District , - KONONGO

Asante Akim South District , - JUASO

Atwima Mponua District , - NYINAHIN

Atwima Nwabiagya District , - NKWAIE

Atwima Kwanwoma District , - TWEDIE

Botsomtwi/Atwima/Kwanhuma District ,- KUNTANASE


Bosome Freho District ,- ASIEWA

Ejisu-Juabeng District , - EJISU

Ejura/Sekyedumase District , - EJURA

Kwabre District , - MAMPONTENG

Kumawu Afram Plains District, - KUMAWU

Obuasi Municipal District , - OBUASI

Offinso North District , - AKOMADAN

Offinso District , - OFFINSO

Sekyere East District , - EFFIDUASE

Sekyere West District , - MAMPONG

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Obuasi, Ghana 

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Amonoo-Neizer EH, Amekor EM.

University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.



The total arsenic content of some Ghana food and cash crops from Kumasi and Obuasi farms and markets was determined.

Quantitative analysis of arsenic was also conducted on vegetation, cooked food obtained from some homes, local fish, and meat, as well as some soil and water samples.

In all, 266 samples were examined.

Values for Kumasi samples ranged from 0.07 to 7.20 mg/kg arsenic, whereas those for Obuasi ranged from 0.12 to 70.50 mg/kg, confirming that arsenic levels for Obuasi are much higher than those for Kumasi.

Source: PubMed



Gold Rush: The impact of gold mining on poor people in Obuasi in Ghana



AngloGold Ashanti causing erious environmental pollution and social problems as a result of gold mining in Ghana.


Report highlighting how poor communities in Obuasi, Ghana are suffering environmental pollution and social problems apparently as a result of gold mining activity. It examines how rivers and streams have been polluted with arsenic, iron, manganese and heavy metals from past gold mining activities by Anglo American’s subsidiary, AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) and its predecessor, Ashanti Goldfields Corporation (AGC).

According to the report AGA is failing to report its activities accurately to shareholders and the public and some of these failures are serious. There are at least three areas in which evidence collected by this report contradicts claims made by AGA:

on-going water contamination up to 38 times above maximum legal limits, environmental damage and toxic flooding affecting local food security in the Obuasi area

discrepancies between AGA’s claims to have provided adequate compensation after a toxic spill and testimony by local witnesses...



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