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AMA to Pull Down Illegal Billboards

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has said it will remove billboards mounted illegally in the metropolis. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, an advertising consultant...

GTA Closes Down Illegal Hostels in Eastern Region

The Ghana Tourism Authority in the Eastern region on Monday commenced an exercise to shut down unapproved student hostels and hotels in the region.Some...

Atiwa: Police Arrests 29 Foreigners for Illegal Mining

file image The Eastern regional Monitoring team of the Forestry Commission has arrested twenty -nine foreign nationals who have invaded the Atiwa Forest reserve  to engage...

Assembly Fights Illegal Gold Miners

The Atwima-Nwabiagya District Assembly moved to seize a number of equipment use by illegal gold miners in a special operation at Asakraka and Amadum-Adankwame...

Sewfi-Juaboso Residents Chase Áway Chinese Illegal Miners

File Image Aggrieved residents of Sewfi-Mafia a farming community in the Sewfi-Juaboso district of the Western region, have has chased out three (3) illegal Chinese...

Gaming Commission Busts in on Illegal Gaming Centers

Officials of Ghana’s Gaming Commission have raided some illegal gaming centers to check underage gambling. They have so far seized several slot machines over the...

Constituency NPP Chairman in Custody for Forceful Takeover

The Amasaman Divisional Police Command has arrested the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Constituency Chairman for Trobu, Kwame Ofosu Agyei, for attempting to take over...

Residents of Kayoro and Nakong Angry Over Illegal Rosewood Harvesting

Residents of the Kayoro Community in the Kassena-Nankana West district in the Upper East Region, have decided to protect their forest reserves, since the...

17 Fishermen in Custody for Illegal Fishing

PERSONNEL OF the Eastern Naval Command at Tema Newtown in the Greater Accra Region have arrested 17 fishermen for allegedly engaging in illegal fishing...

B/A Authorities Shut Down 6 Illicit Orphanages

Orphans and vulnerable children being served at a party organised for them by an NGO, Building Lives Foundation, in Sunyani during Christmas The Department of...

Illegal Miners Seek Government’s Intervention in Land Dispute

Some illegal miners at Asamaman in the Atiwa district of the Eastern Region are asking government to intervene in what they call constant threats by...

EC Refutes Claims of Producing Illegal Pink Sheets

The Electoral Commission has rejected claims by the opposition New Patriotic Party that it is printing pink sheets without serials numbers. The opposition...

Illegal Ghanaians Will Be Sent Home – Amb. Jackson

The US Ambassador to Ghana Robert P Jackson has stated that Ghanaians who have overstayed their visas must be concerned because the new Trump...

Australia plans lifetime ban for illegal asylum seekers

Asylum seekers who use people smugglers to illegally come to Australia by boat will be given a lifetime ban from entering the country, under...
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Minister Warns Against Vigilante Groups

He said any individual caught disturbing the forthcoming electoral process would be dealt with according to the laws of the land. “When they disturb...

NGO calls for the arrest of Solomon Nkansah over irresponsible stowaway comment

An anti-illegal migration Non Governmental Organization, SEWA Foundation has called for the arrest of the Communications Director of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC)...
AFP/File / Raul Arboleda Critics point to stagnant water buildups at Colombia's clandestine mining sites and poor sanitary conditions at the workers' camps for an increase in mosquitos spreading

South African government urges elimination of illicit mining

"One of our biggest tasks is to get to the syndicates behind these operations, as well as the markets they're supplying," Minister of Mineral...
fishing

Tanzania in new strategy to boost fight against illegal fishing

Tanzania's Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan said that environmental experts will be sent to the southern part of the country to assess the damage...
A policeman walks across the street beside the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters after shooting happened at the bureau in Suitland, Maryland, the United States, April 9, 2015. A guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters was shot and critically wounded Thursday, local media reported. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Woman mistakenly dialed 911, whilst narrating illegal activities’

Bremerton Police Chief Steven Stachan said in his weekly newsletter that a woman apparently accidentally dialed 911 from her pocket and operators heard the...

IOC Exec arrested for offering tickets to scalpers

Hickey, president of Ireland's Olympic Council (OCI), is accused of illegally passing on Olympics tickets to scalpers who subsequently sold them at exorbitant prices. ...
South China Sea

Experts renders China’s remarkable rights over South China Sea islands indisputable

Backed by ample historical and legal evidence, China's sovereignty and rights in the South China Sea have been formed throughout the course of over...

Zambia opposition party says suspension of campaigns illegal

On Saturday, the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) suspended campaigns in Lusaka, the country's capital and Namwala south of the country due to an...
This photo taken on Dec. 11, 2015 shows uniquely beautiful winter scenery of the Zhaoshu Island in the South China Sea. [Xinhua file photo]

South China Sea: Arbitral tribunal seen as unlawful and outrageous

The arbitral tribunal on the South China Sea established by the Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration is illegal and ridiculous because of the questionable...
fishing

Fight against illegal fishing making progress

West Africa alone, according to estimates, loses $1.3 billion a year due to IUU. In East and Southern Africa, foreign...
fishing

Western Indian Ocean nations seek to end illegal fishing

According to the statement, the roadmap will be presented to a ministerial council meeting of the FISH-i Africa member states during the 5th meeting...

Some chiefs endorse ‘galamsey’ – Otumfuo

He has promised to deal with those chiefs within his traditional jurisdiction who clandestinely encourage the problem government is finding difficulty in dealing with. Speaking...
Volta Vicharles Hotel

Volta Vicharles Hotel found in illegal water connection

The yet-to-be confirmed one-star Hotel allegedly connected a hosepipe bypassing the GWCL metre to a reservoir at a construction site of the Hotel annex. Mr...

Zambia, Tanzania agree to end illegal trading at border entry

The agreement comes after a high-level meeting held earlier this week in northern Zambia's Nakonde district that aimed to find solutions over revenue losses...
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Mahama Involved In Grand Illegalities?

I have forgotten who it was that recently insisted that President John Dramani Mahama was the avatar of Ghana’s first postcolonial dictator, President Kwame...

Forestry Commission Officials Arrests Illegal Miners At Nkawie

The suspected illegal gold miners Seventeen suspected illegal miners (galamsey operators), comprising nine Burkinabe nationals, three Nigeriens and five Ghanaians, have been nabbed at...