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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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‘Galamstop’ Taskforce for protection of Birim River inaugurated

The Minister of Environment, Science,Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, has inaugurated a “Galamstop” Taskforce to protect the Birim River and its tributaries in the Eastern Region from pollution. The 62-member taskforce have been given training in diving, swimming and other techniques at Asutuare to aid them in their activities, while boats have been acquired…
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Galamsey Fraud: I’m innocent but stepping aside – IMCIM Secretary

The Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Mr Charles Bissue has stepped aside for investigations to be conducted into bribery allegations levelled against him by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tiger Eye PI group in their latest undercover work titled Galamsey Fraud. Read More

SoNA 2019: Galamsey fight is nowhere near being won yet – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo, in his third State of the Nation Address on Thursday, February 21, 2019, in Parliament says the reason he placed a ban on all small-scale mining was due to illegal mining which had toxified water bodies. Read More