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2 dead, one injured in galamsey pit in Western Region

Two illegal miners have met their untimely death with one other person severely injured after a hill close to their mine site...

Four die in galamsey pit at Tarkwa

Four illegal miners have been confirmed dead in Tarkwa after a galamsey pit caved in whilst they were still searching for gold.

Galamsey pit collapse crashes two to death in Ahafo Region

Two illegal miners have died after a pit they were mining in collapsed at Kokoase near Ntortroso in the Asutifi North district...

Six found dead in a galamsey pit at Mpohor

Six illegal miners have perished at Mpohor Banso in the Western Region of Ghana, after a Galamsey pit where they were mining...

Galamsey pit crashes 5 to death in the Western Region

Five miners met their untimely death last Sunday after an illegal mining (galamsey) pit collapsed on them at Adumbanso Lower Electoral Area, a...

Y’asem Nie: Of Galamsey pits and dark underworld of illegal activities – Accounts of...

An 'ex-galamseyer', Kojo Owusu, has shared his experience on the life-threatening occupation of illegal mining, popularly known in Ghana as 'galamsey'.

Y’asem Nie: Former ‘galamsey’ kingpin makes important connection between galamsey pits and crime [Video]

A man, identified as Kojo Owusu, has revealed how most wanted criminals use galamsey pits as a hideout haven from the police.

Two perish in galamsey pit collapse

Two persons have died from an illegal mining (galamsey) pit collapse in the Ahafo region while they were in the process of...

Two men killed in galamsey pit

Two men have reportedly been killed in a galamsey pit near Kyeremasu in the Dormaa East District in the Bono Region.

One dead, 2 injured in galamsey pit explosion

One dead with two others injured following an explosion in a galamsey pit at Dakurpe in the Nothern Region of Ghana.

Man dies in galamsey pit

The body of a man has been recovered from a water-filled pit at a gold mining site in the Manso-Aboabo community in...

Audio: Residents to blame for galamsey pit collapse – MP

Member of Parliament for Adansi Fomena, Andrews Amoako Asiamah has said that the recent mine pit collapse at...

SHS student found dead in galamsey pit; family suspects foul play

A male student of Nkawkaw Senior High School has died after he allegedly drowned in a galamsey pit at Sakapiah in...

Man drowns in abandoned galamsey pit at Wamanafo

A man believed to be in his 40s has drowned in an abandoned galamsey pit at Wamanafo near Wamfie in the Dormaa East District...

Final year student drowns in galamsey pit

A 20-year-old final year student of Osino Presbyterian Senior High School in the Eastern Region, Asiedu Kelvin has drowned in an abandoned galamsey pit...

Boy, 7, drowns in galamsey pit

An abandoned galamsey (illegal mining) pit at Akyem Adukrom in the East Akim municipality of the Eastern Region, has claimed the life of a...

Hot Audio: Galamsey pit collapses, killing 26 yr-old man

A galamsey pit at Adansi Mpirekyire in the Adansi South district has collapsed killing a 26-year old miner, Isaac Gbafa around 4pm Monday. The deceased...

One dead, several others trapped in galamsey pit at Ntotroso

One person has been confirmed dead, with several others believed to have been trapped after a mining pit in which they mining for the...

Wassa: One dead in galamsey pit collapse

One person has died in a galamsey pit collapse at Wassa Nananko in the Western Region. The pit reportedly caved in when three illegal miners...

PHOTOS: 4 dead, 15 trapped in galamsey pit in Asante Akyem

Four bodies have been retrieved from a galamsey pit at Pentransa in the Asante Akyem Central Municipality in the Ashanti Region. The illegal mining pit...

Nsuta Galamsey pit covered

A mining pit that collapsed at Nsuta near Prestea in the Prestea/Huni-Valley District in the Western Region last Sunday, trapping about 22 illegal miners...

14 remain trapped in Prestea-Nsuta galamsey pit 48 hours after collapse

Close to 48 hours after the collapse of an illegal mining pit in Prestea-Nsuta in the Western Region, 14 out of the 19 small-scale...

Police declare owners of collapsed Galamsey pit wanted

Police in the Western Region have declared owners of a Galamsey pit believed to have killed about 14 people in Prestea Nsuta wanted. 17 people...

14 feared dead in galamsey pit

Fourteen out of 19 illegal small scale miners (galamseyers) have been trapped in the belly of the earth since Sunday, July 2. The accident occurred...

3 JHS pupils drown in abandoned ‘galamsey’ pit

Three Junior High School (JHS) pupils at Banaso in the Aowin Municipality have drowned in abandoned illegal mining pit locally known as...

8 perish in ‘galamsey’ pit collapse in Central Region

Eight persons are reported dead after a 'galamsey' pit collapsed and trapped them at Ayanfuri in the Central Region. The...

Two dead after ‘galamsey’ pit caves in at Mpatuam [Photos]

Two persons have died at Mpatuam Bontefufuo, a farming Community in the Amansie West District after 'galamsey' pit collapsed on them last...

Fabewoso: ‘Galamsey still on the rise despite Akufo-Addo’s fight’ [Video]

It has emerged that galamsey is still on the rise despite efforts by the Akufo-Addo-led government to fight the menace.

‘Galamseyers’ trapped in mining pit near Obuasi

An unspecified number of illegal miners (galamseyers) have reportedly been trapped in a 'galamsey' pit which caved in on Thursday morning at...

Woman dies in ‘Galamsey’ pit

A 35-year-old woman, Patricia Morrison, met her untimely death when a taxi she was driving veered off the road and landed in an abandoned...
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Abu Jinapor reveals Akufo-Addo’s instructions to him on ‘galamsey’

Samuel Abu Jinapor, Minister-designate for Lands and Natural Resources, has promised to fight illegal mining, also known as galamsey without fear or...

Galamsey: Five Chinese nationals arrested

Five foreign nationals have been arrested in the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti region for their alleged engagement in illegal mining...

Oppong Nkrumah reveals how Akufo-Addo’s fight against ‘galamsey’ cost him votes in 2020 polls

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said the government’s interest in fighting against illegal small scale mining made the President a subject...
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Chief offers school land to ‘galamseyers’ but insists it’s for pupils’ safety [Video]

Chief of Omanpe in the Aowin District of the Western Region has narrated how he offered part of a school land for...

‘Y’asem Nie’: Galamsey king recounts how he enjoyed tea with 5 tins of milk

An ex-galamsey king, sharing his experience in the illegal yet lucrative business, has revealed some extravagant moments miners lived inside the death...
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Y’asem Nie: Inside the dark world of ‘galamsey’ and rituals; an operative’s account part...

Kojo Owusu, the former child illegal miner who has been sharing his story on Adom FM's Dwaso Nsem...

Y’asem Nie: Man recounts friend’s death on his first day at galamsey site

A man, who only gave his name as Kwadwo, has narrated how his friend dropped dead in his presence on his first...

Y’asem Nie: Man shares how galamsey money was wasted on alcohol and women [listen]

A man, identified as Kojo Owusu, has narrated how he spent hundreds of thousands of Ghana cedis earned...

Police replace Operation Vanguard in galamsey fight

The joint military and police taskforce against illegal mining are expected to withdraw from all their bases across the country...