We warned you – NDC MPs laugh off Abu Jinapor’s shock at galamsey’s destruction

The Lands and Natural Resources Minister Samuel Abu Jinapor‘s shock at the magnitude of illegal mining ongoing in Ghana has been laughed off by the Minority caucus in Parliament. In response to the Minister’s reaction, the Minority said it did not see the need for the Minister to be surprised

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Let’s join hands to fight illegal mining – Samuel Jinapor urges minister, MMDCEs

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives and Regional Ministers have been encouraged by the Lands and Natural Resources Minister to join in the fight against illegal mining. Samuel Abu Jinapor explained that the ravaging effects of illegal mining are costing the country so much and must be stopped. While addressing

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Government is the primary cause of illegal mining – Bernard Mornah

Bernard Mornah, former Chairman of the Peoples National Congress has expressed disappointment at how the government disposed of its control of the mining sector and left it in the hands of the private sector. Expressing his frustration at the development during an interview on TV3 on 28th September 2022, Mr

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There is a lack of political will in the fight against illegal mining – Dr Norman

Dr Ishmeal Norman, the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Security Disaster and Emergency Services has attributed the stagnant fight against illegal mining to the government’s cowardliness. Explaining on TV3 on September 27 why the real sponsors of the act have not been nabbed, Dr Norman said “leadership is

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We’re doing our best – minister defends government’s efforts against illegal mining

The Eastern Regional Minister Seth Kwame Acheampong has defended the government’s efforts in battling illegal mining popularly known as galamsey. Though he admits that there are challenges in his region regarding the battle against illegal mining, he believes they are making headway in the Eastern Region. Some of the hitches

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This environmental monster would soon lead Ghana to import drinking water

Water is life! Yes, that is a popular adage in Ghana and almost globally, to underscore the essence of water to every living thing. While growing up, we were told that we can deny anyone food for whatever reasons but not water. It was a must to give water to

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Small-scale miners don’t pollute water, only illegal miners do – Francis Opoku

Mr Francis Opoku, Director of Finance of the Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners has come to the defence of his group insisting that in their line of duty the water bodies are not polluted. Unlike the illegal miners who target minerals in the rivers and end up destroying

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More trouble for Aisha Huang as Attorney General presses four more charges

The Attorney General’s Department has filed four more charges against notorious Chinese galamsey kingpin En Huang also known as Aisha Huang, over offences she committed between 2015 and 2017. This is in line with a promise made by the Attorney General that his department would look into the 2018 docket

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