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Bawumia: Responsible small scale mining the way to go

“All too often, our problem solving tends to focus more on chasing and punishing wrongdoers and less on recognizing and rewarding those...

BoG to start gold purchase programme from small scale mining –...

The Vice-President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, says in conjunction with the Bank of Ghana, government is going to start a deliberate gold...

Western Region: Ten die in galamsey pit collapse, others injured

At least ten people have been confirmed dead after an illegal mining pit caved in on them in Prestea-Huni Valley in the...

220,000 jobs for illegal miners

The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the National Alternative Employment and Livelihood Programme, a programme designed to help alleviate the...

Changfang: Gov’t places ban on production of illegal mining equipment

The government has placed a ban on the local production of changfang machines with immediate effect. The directive issued...

Galamsey: Our lives, livelihoods are at risk – Bawumia

The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has called for enhanced national dialogue on the sustainable exploitation of Ghana’s minerals, forest and wildlife resources...

Burning excavators: You got it wrong – OccupyGhana to Akufo-Addo

Pressure group, OccupyGhana, has described President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's support for burning of excavators at illegal mining site as "unfortunate."

Galamsey fight: Gov’t faces legal action for burning excavators at mining...

The government will soon face legal action over the burning of excavators owned by members of the Small Scale Miners Association.

I support burning of excavators in galamsey fight – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has publicly endorsed the destruction of equipment including excavators being used for illegal mining.

Mining pit swallows a dozen in Ghana, 3 confirmed dead

At least three persons have been confirmed dead after an illegal mining pit collapsed on them in Breman in the Central Region...