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11 illegal miners in Atewa Forest jailed

Eleven persons who were involved in illegal mining in the Atewa Forest in the Eastern Region are currently serving prison sentences of...

Spectacular and Elusive Bird rediscovered in Atewa Forest

The Shelley’s Eagle-Owl, a giant owl and one of the most elusive and mysterious of all birds, has been rediscovered in the...
Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

20 arrested in Atewa forest not national security operatives – Oppong Nkrumah

An investigation by the National Intelligence Bureau has revealed that 20 persons arrested for partaking in illegal mining in the Atewa forest...

19 ‘fake’ national security operatives arrested in Atewa Forest

At least, nineteen (19) persons, who claim to be national security operatives, have been apprehended by the police in the Eastern Region...

International Community Passes Resolution calling for global action to save Atewa Forest

Members of the International Union for Conversation of Nature (IUCN) on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to adopt Motion 103 calling for ‘Urgent measures...
Martin Kpebu

Renowned lawyer leads Atewa Forest suit against gov’t

Two institutions, A Rocha Ghana and Flower Ghana and two private citizens, Awula Serwah and Oteng Adjei, have served a notice to...

GIADEC boss assures of safe mining in Atewa forest

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Integrated Aluminum Development Corporation (GIADEC) is assuring only the best technology would be used to extract the...
Oscar award-winning actor, Leonardo DiCaprio

Protection of Atewa Forest must be prioritised – Top American actor

Oscar award-winning actor, Leonardo DiCaprio, has added his voice to calls for the protection of the Atewa Forest as Ghana prepares to...
Award-winning actor, Leonardo DiCaprio

Protect Atewa Forest – American actor Leonardo DiCaprio

Oscar award-winning actor, Leonardo DiCaprio, has added his voice to calls for the protection of the Atewa Forest as Ghana prepares to...

Four jailed 16 years for mining in Atewa Forest

The four were sentenced to a total of 16 years imprisonment ...

Illegal Mining: 8 suspects arrested in Atewa Forest Reserve (PHOTOS)

A total of eight persons have been arrested in the Atewa forest reserve embarking on illegal mining. Four of the suspects, 32-year-old Kwaku Ampaabeng ,...

The salvation of Atewa Forest sits in the bosom of Nana Akufo Addo and...

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2009 report, on the state of the world’s forest indicates that the current total forest area of the...

Galamsey fight: Four more arrested in Atewa forest

Four more people have been arrested for engaging in illegal mining popularly known as galamsey in the Atewa forest in the Eastern Region. The arrest...

23 arrested in Atewa Forest for mining during yuletide

23 people were arrested in the Atewa forest reserve in the Eastern Region in four different operations during the Christmas break. According to managers of...
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New frog discovered in Atewa range forest reserve

A newly discovered critically endangered frog species found nowhere else in the world beyond the Atewa Range Forest Reserve has been described...

Atewa residents hit street to demand forest protection

A group calling itself Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape have taken to the streets to demand the protection of the Atewa forest...

Zero extinction status makes Atewa a no-go area for mining

Ghana’s Atewa Range Forest, designated by the Government of Ghana as a Globally Significant Biodiversity Area, has from today made it on...

‘Saving Atewa is sustainable use of natural resources’

A Rocha Ghana, an environmental non-profit organisation, says it has read the statements made by the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation during...

Sinohydro deal will not affect Atewa bauxite – Bawumia’s spokesperson

Spokesperson of the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the Atewa Bauxite Reserve is not the focus of the Sinohydro Bauxite barter...
Michael Ansah

GIADEC makes significant progress towards developing an Integrated Aluminium Industry

Ghana’s first President, Kwame Nkrumah, had a vision to industrialise Ghana’s economy and identified the Integrated Aluminium Industry (IAI) as a good...

Sinohydro deal has turned out to be a total fiasco – Sammy Gyamfi

National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Sammy Gyamfi, has described the Sinohydro deal, introduced to solve Ghana’s road infrastructure...

Collapsed galamsey pit kills 2 SHS students at Asiakwa

Two teenagers have died after an illegal mining (galamsey) pit collapsed at Asiakwa, a suburb of the Eastern Region.

2 dead in mining pit at Akyem-Asiakwa

Two persons have been confirmed dead after a tree hit them in a mining pit at Akyem-Asiakwa in the Eastern Region.

Part 1: Dark clouds on Xtra Gold unveiled: Listed on New York stock market,...

The burning of seven excavators and two bulldozers belonging to Xtra Gold Mining Company by a group of military guys at Atewa...

32 alleged national security operatives remanded

Thirty two alleged national security operatives, arrested for allegedly mining in the Akateng Forest in the Eastern Region, have been remanded into...
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Court refuses to hear galamseyers’ case

The Kaneshie District Court has refused to hear the case of 11 alleged illegal miners (galamseyers) who were said to be mining...

76-year-old woman burnt to death at Komenda

The charred body of a 76-year-old woman was recovered by the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) after dousing a fire at the...

GIADEC holds media workshop on responsible and sustainable mining

The Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) has affirmed its commitment to responsible and sustainable mining at an Environmental workshop it held...

Okyeman Mining Protection Unit impounds illegal wood worth GHS 400,000 [Videos]

The Okyeman Mining Protection Unit is demanding documentation from the Executive Director of the Forestry Services Division at the Forestry Commission, Mr...
Officials of Ghana and China present at the Sinohydro trade deal signing

Coronavirus, a force majeure to China-Ghana Sinohydro trade deal?

Dubbed the Master Project Support Agreement, Ghana in 2018 signed a barter trade deal with Chinese state-owned company Sinohydro to ultimately solve...
Cape coast accident

Dompoase accident: Surviving driver breaks silence

The driver of the Yutong bus which had a head-on-collision on the Cape Coast-Takoradi highway says he was not overtaking, as earlier believed.

Farmers’ Day: Small-scale farmers in ‘tears’ over neglect

Programmes Officer for Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), Bismark Nortey, has expressed his displeasure in the government for ‘neglecting’ small-scale farmers...

There is no job as lucrative as farming- MP

The National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament (MP) for the Juaboso Constituency in the Western Region has described farming as a lucrative...

Four illegal miners jailed 16years, fined GHC96k

Four illegal miners have been jailed four years...

NPP MP calls for resignation of Auditor General for acting in ‘bad faith’

The member of parliament for Efutu constituency has called on the vociferous Auditor General to either resign or submit to due process in his case...

Sankore will defend itself with guns if… – Chief threatens

Cutlass wielding youth disrupted a National Peace Council's International Peace day program at Sankore in the Brong Ahafo Region, destroying chairs and other properties in the...

I’m naturally fair; poverty can make a fair person dark – Owusu Bempah denies...

Rev Isaac Owusu Bempah Leader of the Glorious Word Power Ministry International has said he is a naturally fair person and allegations that he...

Listowell Kwadwo Fordjour writes: Judas Iscariot’s 30 pieces of silver and China’s $ 1.6billion...

The Choices you make today have but only two exit paths - the one to success and the one to failure. Either one you...