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Wassa Fiase Traditional Council calls for resolution of disputes

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The Acting President of Wassa Fiase Traditional Area, Nana Kwesi Attobrah II, has called for rapid and peaceful resolution of longstanding chieftaincy disputes in...
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Ghana government tasked to double-up efforts to achieve SDG 6

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Ghana as a country has been challenged to double up efforts in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 which requires that...
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7 Chinese Arrested for Galamsey

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The monitoring team of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), has arrested seven Chinese nationals for their involvement in illegal mining (galamsey, in...
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Zambian government issues mining license to youths to curb illegal mining

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The Zambian government on Sunday issued a small-scale mining license to youths in Chingola town on the Copperbelt Province to curb rising illegal mining...
Mr Zhu Jing (first left) in a group photograph with dignitaries at the event

China suggests stronger cooperation to fighting illegal mining

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Mr Zhu Jing, the Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of China, has said it is important for Accra to collaborate with Beijing to present...

We also need environmental clean-up for economic performance

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The Bank of Ghana earlier last year closed down five banks because they were said to have breached several banking regulations. This was...
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River Ankobra Begins Its Restoration Journey

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The one time "lifeless" Ankobra River in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region is regaining its life with the continuous flow of clear...
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South Africa to strengthen measures against illegal mining

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South Africa is to strengthen measures to deal with illegal mining, Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday. Illegal mining poses many dangers...
Galamsey

Task force arrest 4 people for galamsey

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The Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ashanti of Operation Vanguard arrested four persons for engaging in illegal mining despite government's ban on the act. They were...
Galamsey

4 Ghanaians and a Chinese arrested for illegal mining

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One Chinese and four Ghanaians were on Wednesday, 23 May, arrested by Operation Vanguard Joint Task Force for engaging in illegal mining (galamsay) at...
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4 foreigners and 2 locals nabbed by Operation Vanguard over illegal mining

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One Chinese national and three Togolese have been arrested by Operation Vanguard Joint Task Force at Broniamah, a community in the Amenfi Central District...
Massive Illegal Mining

Illegal miners praised for abandoning their quest

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The Joint Military/Police Taskforce, responsible for clamping down on illegal mining: Operation Vanguard has commended the small-scale miners who have laid down their tools...
Galamsey

One Chinese and 3 Ghanaians picked up over galamsey

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The Operation Vanguard Joint Task Force Forward Operating Base West (FOB West), have arrested a Chinese national and three Ghanaians on an illegal mining...
Galamsey

Ghana’s Media Coalition determined to stop illegal mining

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The Executive Director for the Media Coalition Against Galamsey (MCAG),Mr Ken Ashigbey has tasked the media to play its watchdog role to halt the...
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Government hailed for handling illegal mining

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A section of Ivorian authorities have commended the government of Ghana for clamping down on illegal mining particularly along the Bia River in the...
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Three People Post Bail for Illegal Mining

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Three young men from Damang in Prestea Huni/Valley have been granted 10,000 Ghana cedis bail each with a surety to be justified for conspiracy...
Taskforce arresting a woman at Pee Tay Enterprise

Displaced illegal miners at risk

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Ms Hannah Blyth, the Programme Manager of the Fund for Peace, has called on government to ensure that a long term strategy is instituted...
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All Nations University plans to launch second satellite

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Mr. Ernest Matey, Co-founder and Administrator of the All Nations University College Space System Technology Laboratory said the College is planning to launch a...

NDC extends unity walk to Tarkwa

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has extended its unity walk to Tarkwa as part of plans to re-organise the grassroots support to position the...
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Pope John SHS wins Project Citizen Showcase competition

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Pope John Senior High and Junior Seminary School (POJOSS) scored 77.6 points to emerge winners of this year’s Project Citizen Showcase competition in the...

Granting Mining License To Companies Without Prospect Must Stop

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The Ghana Chamber of Mines has called for an end to the practice where companies are granted mining licenses even when they do not...

Minister Launch Project To Reclaim Degraded Land

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Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, on Friday, launched the Kyebi Reclamation Project to restore 18 mined areas that have...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

Illegal Mining Communities Prone To Uncontrollable Disease

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Alhaji Abdul Karim Boakye –Yiadom, the Principal of Ntotoroso College of Nursing has stated that the present generation of Ghanaians would...
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Child Labour Remains A Silent Nightmare

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The psychological effects of child labour on victims are enormous and sometimes is extremely painful to look at scars at the back, thigh, forehead...
A cross section of NDC supporters who thronged the Vittin SHS Park to launch the campaign

Assembly Members Asked To Do Away With Partisan Politics

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Mr Isaac Adjei Mensah, the Member of Parliament for Wassa East, has called on assembly members in his constituency to move away from the...
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DEC Urge Assembly Members To Promote Grassroot Participation

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Mr Wilson Arthur, The District Chief Executives of Wassa East, has urged members of the Assembly to make it a habit to meet with...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

Joint Task Force Undertake 233 Operations In 3 Months

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The Operation Vanguard, a joint Military-Police Taskforce set up by the government to enforce the ban on illegal mining activities have embarked on 233...

Mining taskforce urged to uphold professionalism

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The joint military/police taskforce (Operation Vanguard), enforcing the ban on illegal mining has been reminded to continue to remain professional in the performance of...

Ghanaians tasked to supports government efforts of fight illegal mining

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Cardinal Joseph Erasmus Adjei, Leader of the World-Wide Evangelical Healing Charter, has called on Ghanaians to support the government to win the fight against...
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NCCE preaches attitudinal change towards the environment

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has called for everybody to care and show responsibility for the environment. Mr. Samuel Otchere, the Asante-Akim South...