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Operation Vanguard arrest 2 Chinese, Ghanaian accomplices for illegal mining

Operation Vanguard, a joint military-police taskforce fighting illegal mining on Wednesday arrested two Chinese and their two local accomplices suspected of mining illegally in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region. The two Chinese nationals, Wan Zhi Dong, 49 and Shi ZhiHai, 51, have been handed over to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining…
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Illegal miners hiding behind licensed small scale miners to operate – Operation Vanguard

Operation Vanguard, a joint military-police taskforce fighting illegal mining on Wednesday arrested two Chinese and their two local accomplices suspected of mining illegally in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region. The two Chinese nationals, Wan Zhi Dong, 49 and Shi Zhi Hai, 51, have been handed over to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal…
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Operation Vanguard arrests 85 suspected illegal miners in the Eastern Region

Operation Vanguard Personnel in the Eastern Region in an operation conducted between 3:00 am and 6:00 am on Saturday has resulted in the arrest of 85 suspected illegal miners. This was contained in a statement issued to the Ghana News Agency by Captain Andy Sowatey, Public Relations Officer of Operation Vanguard. The statement said, the…
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Aisha Huang Release: You’re ungrateful and deceitful – Chief Biney tells Akufo-Addo

The Deputy National Organizer of the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Chief Hamilton Biney Nixon has described President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as deceitful and an ungrateful person, following the release and deportation of the Galamsey Queen Aisha Huang. Read More

‘Galamsey queen’ was not exchanged for $2bn Sinohydro deal – Minister

The Lands Ministers says government did not exchange notorious Chinese national, Aisha Huang, who was involved in illegal mining locally known as galamsey. Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh says although he was not part of the government delegation that negotiated the $2bn Sinohydro deal, he has been briefed about it. Read More

Birim North takes lead in drones use to fight illegal mining, chainsaw operators

The Birim North District Assembly in the Eastern Region has taken the lead in the application of drones to deal with illegal miners and chainsaw operators in the district. With this new technology, any illegal chainsaw operator or illegal miner will be located in any part of the district which is mostly covered by dense…
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Anxiety as Anas releases ‘Galamsey Fraud’ Part 2

Award-winning undercover journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, is likely to release ‘Part 2’ of his ongoing explosive documentary on illegal mining titled, “Galamsey Fraud” this week. The documentary is aimed at naming and shaming selfish and powerful individuals, stabbing President Nana Akufo-Addo and Ghanaians in the back, in his relentless efforts at fighting against illegal mining…
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59 foreign nationals, 9 Ghanaian illegal miners arrested

The Western Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service has arrested some 68 illegal miners in the region. 59 of them were foreign nationals with the rest being local accomplices. The illegal miners were arrested on Tuesday dawn by the Immigration Service personnel during a joint operation with the Mpohor District Security Council. Read More