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Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is Special Guest for 2024 African Mining Conference in Accra 

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The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, will be the special guest at the 17th edition of the West African Mining and Power Conference and Exhibition in Accra.

The three-day conference, scheduled for June 5 to 7 at the Accra International Conference Centre, will focus on regional economies, mining, and energy under the theme: “The Mining and Power Hub: Driving Sustainable Investment Opportunities in West Africa.”

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The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. Samuel A. Jinapor, will be in attendance, along with some ECOWAS Ministers from Nigeria, Liberia, Mali, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Burkina Faso, Togo, and other diplomats in the country.

Dr. Sulemanu Koney, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, announced at a media briefing ahead of the event that over 1,500 participants are expected, including industry leaders, investors, government officials, and stakeholders from around the world.

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The conference will feature more than 200 exhibitors showcasing the latest advancements in mining and power technologies, products, and services. Key topics of discussion will include critical mineral development, collaborations to promote regional mining and power markets, exploration investments, diversity and equity, sustainable mining practices, renewable energy integration, and investment opportunities.

Mr. Koney highlighted that the conference aims to promote sustainable investment opportunities within the mining and power sectors in West Africa. It will also provide a platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration among industry stakeholders to foster innovation and best practices.

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“The conference is an opportunity for stakeholders to engage in meaningful dialogue, share insights, and develop actionable strategies for sustainable growth.  

“It will also serve as a vital platform for networking, facilitating partnerships that can lead to significant economic benefits for the West African region,” he said. 

Mr. Koney encouraged all stakeholders to participate actively in the conference to ensure that West Africa remained a competitive and attractive destination for mining and power investments. 

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