Gold comprises a significant portion of Ghana's exports: Ghana is Africa's second largest (and the world's tenth largest) gold exporter. Such is the scale of this problem that estimates of the amount of gold leaving the country for China outstrips government revenue from mining, with billion worth of gold exiting the country in 2016.
Women in Ghana Battle a Owned Gold Mine for Land and Livelihood. Zeinabu Dawda regularly attends protests against Newmont's Ahafo gold mine in Ghana. THE AHAFO MINE, one of two that Newmont owns in this West African country, produces some 349,000 ounces of .