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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...

Eastern Region: 3 killed in gold pit collapse

Three people have been killed when a gold pit caved in at Apinamang, a mining community, near Akwatia in the Denkyembour District...

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...

A/R: Tense calm in Amansie town after violent clash kills one

Security was reinforced in the Amansie South District town of Manso Keniago since Friday, after a man was killed when irate youth...

Prosecution of illegal miners underway – Gov’t

Government has begun prosecution of persons suspected to have engaged in illegal mining activities otherwise known as “galamsey” in the country.

‘Galamseyers’ being protected by armed guards to mine at night –...

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) says its officers deployed to curb illegal mining on water bodies and forest reserves, will not hesitate...

31 alleged Security Operatives busted for mining illegally in Atewa Forest

A community action backed by state security arrested 31 self-styled security operatives who were mining illegally in the Atewa Forest in the...

Galamsey fight: I support burning of mining equipment in forest reserves...

President of the National House of Chiefs has hit back at the critics of government’s decision to destroy equipment used in illegal...

Ghana deploys 200 policemen to protect mining concessions

Over 200 personnel from the Ghana Police Service have been deployed to mining sites across the country to enforce the recently announced...

Galamsey: Ghana suspends prospecting activities in Forest Reserves amid EU threats

Ghana has banned all forms of mining-related operations in forest reserves across the country, government officials said on Thursday as the country...