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JHS pupil hangs himself

Residents of Prestea in the Western Region were struck with awe when a 16 year-old form two pupil of Prestea Methodist Junior High School...

Vehicle runs over 8 year old girl

An eight-year-old girl, Evelyn Anokyewaa died on the spot when a vehicle ran into at Afamasi on the Tarkwa-Bogoso road in the Western region. Evelyn,...

Ghana Gov’t Purses Renewable Energy Projects

A total of 1,796 communities would be connected to the national grid, next year; while the Government pursues major renewable and alternative energy projects...

Samira Bawumia supports the 100 incubators campaign

Ace Broadcaster, Kwame Sefa Kayi; who was born 47 years ago through an incubator as well as his 12-year-old daughter, has embarked on an...
Fair Wages and Salaries Commission

Unpaid Prestea Sankofa Gold Workers Cry For Help

More than 200 workers of the Prestea Sankofa Gold Limited in the Western Region who have not received their salaries for the past nine...
John Peter Amewu, Director of Research at Africa Centre for Energy Policy

Gov’t Of Ghana To Rehabilitate 1.5% Of Degraded Lands

The 1.5 per cent degraded lands out of the 238,000 kilometre square of the country, would be rehabilitated, Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister...

Prestea Inhabitants not in Support of Galamsey Ban

Some residents of Prestea in the Prestea Huni Valley District of the Western Region, are kicking against the ban on all forms of small...

ECG Engages Prestea Residents in a Town Hall Meeting

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Western Region, has held a Town Hall meeting with all stakeholders in Prestea, to review the...
Ghana Police

Police Nab Notorious Armed Robber In Prestea

A 35 year-old notorious armed robber has been arrested by the Prestea District Police Command. The suspect, Isaac Vidzah who was recently shot in the...
Police arrest

Galamsey Operator Convicted For Sexual Assault

A 22-year-old galamsey operator, Isaac Mensah, has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment in hard labour by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for indecently assaulting...

‘Prestea Sankofa Gold Mine Deep in Crisis

Prince William Ankrah, General Secretary of Ghana Mineworker’s Union, has called on government to, as a matter of urgency, revive the Prestea Sankofa Gold...

Royal Gold’s Wassa and Prestea Mine Sales Slump

Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD; TSX: RGL), together with its subsidiaries, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary RGLD Gold AG sold approximately 54,300 gold...

GSR’s Prestea and Wassa productions Drops

Golden Star Resources, which owns and operates the Wassa and Prestea mines situated on the prolific Ashanti Gold Belt in western Ghana, said it...

Royal Gold Made Record $98.1m For 2nd Quarter

News Ghana has gathered that the company made this feat together with its subsidiary companies. The record revenue is 60% more than $61.3 million that Royal...
Wpid Galamsey

Tension In Prestea Over Mining Concessions

Information gathered from Prestea indicate that majority of people who owns concessions within the community are facing tough times dealing with the covetous nature...

River kills two students in Western region

Reports said the children held on to a wooden banister on the bridge for support but they fell because it was weak. The deceased are...

Penplusbytes organizes media training on the extractive industry

The capacity building training program which falls under the ?Strengthening Media Oversight of the Extractive Sectors? project will help to promote effective and consistent...

Breast Cancer Awareness Supported in W/R

Members of the Bogoso and Wassa branches of Golden Star Ladies (GSL) Club in the Western Region have donated GHc14,000 from its 2013 breast...
Ghana Mineworkers Union

Efforts to accelerate development of mining communities

The Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has advocated for the establishment of a mining communities development fund by the...

Cholera strangles Prestea-Huni-Valley District

The Prestea-Huni-Valley?District of the Western?Region has recorded 13?reported cholera cases?since August this year. Out of the number,?seven cases have been confirmed?and one death?recorded. Robert Nterful, the...

Tragedy hit galamsey operators in Prestea

Galamsey operators in a pit Three Illegal miners in the prestea huni-Valley district died after the pit in which they were working collapsed on them last Wednesday. The three,...

5 Drown In River At Prestea

Five persons said to be from the same family are feared to have drowned, after a canoe in which they were travelling capsized.The five-...

Prestea and Johannesburg, What Do They Have In Common?

Boadu Mensah is a thirty four (34) year old businessman who comes from Begoro in the Ashanti region of Ghana. He tells me that he...
Wpid Nana Nteboah Iv Led The Demonstration

Demonstrations are good

Demonstration being led by Nana Nteboah IV It appears the only language government officials understand in Ghana is demonstration. Residents of Prestea, Himan and...

Prestea In Red!

-As Residents Demonstrate Against Mining Co. Tension brewed in Prestea, a gold mining town in the Western Region yesterday when residents of the town staged...
Wpid Chief

Youth in Prestea demonstrate against government taskforce

Prestea residents demonstrating yesterday Activities at Prestea, a mining community in the Western Region, came to a standstill yesterday, as thousands of residents poured...

Tension Mounts In Prestea Over Military/Police Presence

Tension is mounting in the Prestea-Huni?Valley area?as angry youth there have vowed to hit the streets?over the presence of a joint Police/Military taskforce -...

NPP Candidate For Prestea Died After Giving Birth To Twins

Mrs. Anastasia Wiredu-Mensah, NPP's candidate for Prestea, died yesterday at Sunyani Government Hospital after giving birth to twins. The two babies are in stable condition...

Military brutalization of Bondaye and Prestea communities condemned

  Nine Civil Society Organizations (CSO) have condemned the unleashing of the Military and the Police to brutalize the people of Bondaye and Prestea in...

Assembly endorses DCE For Prestea Huni/Valley

Mr Robert Wisdom Cudjoe, has been endorsed for the second time as the Prestea Huni/Valley District Chief Executive (DCE). Out of the 46 assembly members,...