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OP Vanguard in Western Region Arrests Two Illegal Miners

Operation (OP) VANGUARD personnel within the Wassa Akropong Municipality and Amenfi East District in the Western Region have arrested two suspected illegal miners and...
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Two Illegal Miners Nabbed by Operation Vanguard Team

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Underground Explosion Kill 13 Illegal Miners

Thirteen (13) illegal miners have been confirmed dead in an underground explosion at Gbane, a mining community in the Talensi District of the Upper...
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Amenfi Central: 2 Chinese Illegal Miners Nabbed

The Western Forward Operating Base (FOB West) of the Operation Vangaurd has arrested two Chinese nationals at Bredi in the Amenfi Central District...
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Amenfi Central: 2 Chinese illegal miners busted

Western Forward Operating Base (FOB West) has arrested two Chinese nationals at Bredi in the Amenfi Central District. Squadron Leader Robison Omane Agyei, PRO of...
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Upper East: Illegal Miners Take Entrepreneurial Training

Trax Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) operating in Bolgatanga, has supported some youth in selected mining communities in two districts in the Upper East...
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One woman and three others nabbed by Operation Vanguard

The newly formed Central Regional Forward Operating Base (FOB) of Operation Vanguard Joint Taskforce (JTF) has arrested a Chinese and three Ghanaians, including a...
One of the sites where the illegal miners operate. One of the sites where the illegal miners operate.

Three Chinese nationals arrested by vanguard

The Ashanti Forward Operating Base (FOB) of Operation Vanguard Task Force launched by the government to clamp down on illegal miners has arrested three...
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Four illegal miners die from landslide in Mozambique

The Mozambican Police (PRM) announced on Tuesday in Maputo that four illegal miners who were carrying out their activities died after a landslide took...
Taskforce arresting a woman at Pee Tay Enterprise

Military/Police Taskforce Receive High Marks

The officers and men of the joint military/police taskforce set up to check illegal mining have received high marks for the good job done...
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Nana Rallies For Support Against Illegal Mining

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has underlined the government’s resolve not to meddle - interfere in chieftaincy matters. He said, that did not, however, mean...
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Guantoahene advises galamsayers to listen to government

Gomoaba Nana Apata Kofi V, Guantoahene of the Gomoa-Ajunmako Traditional Area, has advised illegal miners to heed to Government’s call to stop the practice. He...
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Illegal miners ply their trade again after pit collapse

Illegal gold miners at Patriensa in the Asante-Akim Municipality have returned to their illegitimate operation barely a month after a mine pit collapsed, killing...
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Minister jabs ECG for giving power to illegal miners

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has been criticised for supplying electricity to Chinese illegal miners in Tarkwa in the Western Region. Mr Benito Owusu-Bio,...
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5 illegal miners ordered to sign bond of good behaviour

The Agogo Magistrate, presided over by Mr. Stephen Tabi, has ordered five illegal miners to sign a bond be of good behavior for a...
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Kadjebi DCE declares district out of bounds for galamseyers

Mr Maxwell Kofi Asiedu, the District Chief Executive of Kadjebi, has declared the District a 'no go area' for illegal miners (galamseyers). ...
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Worker’s Unions Urge Gov’t To Preserve Water Bodies

The various worker’s unions within the Western Region have called on government to help save the country's water bodies from the activities of illegal...

DRAC Disappointed In Anticancer State Institutions

The Development Research and Advocacy Centre (DRAC), a Non-Governmental Organization, operating in northern Ghana, has called on government not to be dissuaded and detracted...

Nana Ntaboah Pra IV Backs Gov’t Campaign Against Illegal Mining

The Chief of Prestea Hemang,Nana Ntaboah Pra IV, has expressed his commitment towards the Government's campaign against illegal mining in the country. He said illegal...
The illegal miners standing infron of the Obuasi Cote Dor Mine

Illegal Miners Vow To Vote Against MP

Some illegal miners in Tarkwa-Breman in the Prestea Huni-Valley of the Western Region, have vowed to vote against their Member of Parliament (MP), Madam...
John Peter Amewu, Director of Research at Africa Centre for Energy Policy

Excavator Operators Given Ultimatum To Leave Mining Communities

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu, has issued a 30-day ultimatum for all excavators parked in mining communities across...
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Minister Halts Activities Of Okobeng Mining Company

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu has ordered a mining firm, Okobeng Mining Company, to halt any mining activities...
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Ministry Of Lands Register Support For National Red Friday

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has urged illegal miners to take advantage of the numerous opportunities offered by...

Frimpong-Boateng Commends Media For Fight Against Galamsey

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has declared support for the National Red Friday Crusade against Galamsey. The crusade, being...
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Illegal Mining Draining Farmers

Kwabena Poku, a cocoa farmer, at Kwabeng in the Eastern Region, has expressed dismay over devastation caused by alluvial mining, which has polluted water...
Ghana National Association of small-scale Miners

GNASSM To Support Government To Flush Out Illegal Miners

The Ghana National Association of small-scale Miners, is the umbrella Association of small-scale miners who have legal access to the concessions which they mine. The...

Police Swoop in on illegal miners in Western Region

Five Chinese and five Ghanaian illegal miners have been busted in an operation by the Western Regional Police Command around the Ankobra river in...
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Chamber of Mines Calls For Collaboration To Fight Illegal Miners

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu has reiterated government’s commitment to address holistically the menace of illegal mining. Speaking during...

MTN’s Network Services Interruptions Linked to Fibre Cuts

Mr Teddy Hayford-Acquah, the Western Regional Technical Manager of MTN, told a stakeholders engagement in Takoradi that the telecommunication company suffered an average of...
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EPA calls for bold steps to end illegal mining activities in Ghana

He said the menace was at “its abysmal level” and that this could have dire socio-economic and environmental consequences. ...