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Amenfi Central: 2 Chinese illegal miners busted

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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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Kadjebi DCE declares district out of bounds for galamseyers

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Mr Maxwell Kofi Asiedu, the District Chief Executive of Kadjebi, has declared the District a 'no go area' for illegal miners (galamseyers). ...

Nitiwul Gives Assurance of Investigating Soldiers Protection to Galamseyers

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The Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul has instructed the Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Obed Akwa to immediately begin investigations into allegations of some...

5 foreign illegal miners standing trial have developed swollen scrotum

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Five out of the 29 foreign illegal Miners standing trial at the Koforidua Circuit Court “B” for galamsey have suddenly developed massive swell in...

Gov’t Of Ghana Encourage Establishment Of Gold Refineries

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says government is taking plausible measures to ensure that small-scale mining is conducted in a sustainable manner. “Since the Almighty...

Illegal Mining In Ghana Affects Ivory Coast Lagoons

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A delegation from Ivory Coast would today hold diplomatic talks with Ghanaian officials over effects of illegal mining in Ghana having rippling effects in...

illegal miners at Akrofusu ignore government’s ultimatum

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Despite government’s seeming aggressive effort to stop the menace, some galamsey operators at Akrofusu in the Eastern Region seem unperturbed. The Assembly Member for the...

Our Fight Against Chinese Galamseyers Does Not Amount to Witch Hunting

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file image Ghana’s fight against illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey, is not a witch-hunt against Chinese nationals, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said. Speaking in Obomeng Kwahu, Eastern...

E/R: Police Seized Guns and Arrested Four Chinese ‘Galamseyers’

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file image The Eastern Regional Police Command has arrested four more Chinese nationals engaged in illegal mining in Akyem Topreman near Akwatia in the Denkyembour...

Six Galamseyers Missing From Asamama

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  Tension is rising again at Asamama in the Atiwa District of the Eastern region following the kidnap of six illegal miners by some gun...

Nduom: Chinese Illegal Miners Will be Sent Back

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The flag bearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has promised to deport all Chinese nationals engaged in illegal mining...

Obligations of the mineral right holder

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Mr. Anthony Aggrey, Wassa East District Chief Executive, on Friday asked small-scale miners not to give out part of their concessions to illegal miners. He...

Business level farming will stimulate job creation-Kufuor

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Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has emphasized the need to enhance the profitability of the family farm by helping farmers transform from their current...

Police round up eight illegal miners

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Eight persons have been busted for allegedly engaging in illegal mining activities, popularly called galamsey, within the banks of the Black Volta near the...
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Additional 18 illegal Obasi Miners to be prosecuted

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By Jack Adom Pandemonium broke out in Obuasi today as hundreds of people mainly relatives of illegal members, besieged the Obuasi central police station as...

Three illegal miners to face the law

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James Boah Baffoe and Bruruku Siamme, both galamsey operators, on Thursday appeared before Takoradi Circuit Court ?B? for alleged robbery.In the dock with them...

Galamseyers to be levied

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Some ?galamsey? operators busy at work Dr. Francis M. Tetteh, President of the Soil Science Society of Ghana (SSSG), has urged government to impose...

Emboldened galamseyers besiege Obuasi mine in violent style

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By Jack Affram Emboldened ?by the sudden departure of the military taskforce on the orders of the government, about 110 illegal miners were sighted working...

Zulai Abu: A Day With Galamseyers

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By:?Zulai Abu Over the weekend, I was in the Western Region, Prestea to be precise, to see for myself how illegal small-scale mining activities are...

Galamseyers Butchered AngloGold Ashanti Security Personnel

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The violent and callous activities of illegal miners in Obuasi municipality took a brutish and savage step last week when 12 ?machete ? wielding...

Galamseyers Chased To Death

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Two illegal miners jumped to their death on Sunday while escaping arrest. The two were among seven illegal miners who hurled themselves into the Pra...

Illegal Miners Drown In River Pra

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Two illegal miners jumped to their death on Sunday while escaping arrest. The two were among seven illegal miners who hurled themselves into the Pra...

Almost 4,000 Chinese Immigrants Repatriated.

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3,877 Chinese ?Galamseyers? Sent Back To China Information from the The Ghana Immigration Service indicates that close to 4000 Chinese immigrants in the country have...

Ghana Is Suffering Under The Chinese Galamsey Operators

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The Former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of mines, Ms. Joyce Aryee has warned that Ghana risked destruction if Chinese illegal miners...

Okyehene charges Government To Stop Galamseyers

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Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori-Panin, has charged government and the ministry of lands and natural resources to, as a matter of urgency, stop the activities...