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George Mireku Duker, MP for Tarkwa Nsuayem

Mfante Community Mining Scheme to create 2,000 jobs – Mireku Duker

The newly-established Community Mining Scheme (CMS) at Mfante in the Ahafo Ano North Municipality of the Ashanti Region will create 2,000 direct...

31,300 jobs to be created as govt rolls out 6 community mining schemes

The government has launched six community mining schemes in galamsey-prone areas of the country to address the menace. The...
Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin

Okyenhene calls for review of community mining programme

The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has called for a review of the Community Mining Programme (CMP), saying it still pollutes water...
Okyehene

Audio: Okyenhene rejects govt’s community mining initiative

The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has vehemently rejected government's community mining initiative instituted by the Inter-Ministerial Committee...

Foreigners make Asemkro community miserable through illegal mining

Residents of Asemkro in the Western region are complaining about water-borne diseases as their main source of water is being polluted as a result...
Samuel Abdulai Jinapor — Minister of Lands and Natural Resources

Ghana ready for mining hub – Lands Minister

Ghana is positioning itself to become the mining hub of Africa, where all mining and related activities, as well as various linkages,...

Galamsey: 14 Regions devastated by illegal mining activities – Dr Solomon Owusu reveals

The Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) problems in Ghana are very challenging, especially as they become intensified and difficult to solve day-by-day....

Achiase community to face off with illegal miners to protect River Anuru

Traditional leaders at Achiase in the Asante Akyem South Municipality of the Ashanti Region say they will be forced to face-off with...

Apiate explosion: Reconstruction of community to start on May 15

The reconstruction of the wipe-out Bogoso-Apiate community is scheduled to start on Sunday, May 15, 2022. This is according...

Open galamsey pits swallow community members

Scores of uncovered pits left behind by illegal miners are posing a serious threat to residents of those mining communities.

Open ‘galamsey’ pits swallow community members

Scores of uncovered pits left behind by illegal miners are posing a serious threat to residents of those mining communities.

SMT Ghana donates cement bags towards Apiate Community reconstruction

SMT Ghana, the official distributor of Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses and Volvo Penta in Ghana as part of its...

Int’l Women’s Day: End the bias against women in mining sector – CeSIS

The Center for Social Impact Studies (CeSIS) has congratulated all women on the occasion of International Women’s Day for their immense social,...
burnt excavators

Military-led taskforce goes all out to burn excavators on illegal mining sites [Photos]

A security taskforce against illegal mining, led by the military, is combing the Ntoboroso community and other areas in the Atwima Mponua...

Apiate explosion: Survivors demand timelines for completion of their community

Victims of the January 20 explosion at Apiate in the Western North Region are demanding timelines for the completion of their would-be...

Apiate community holds thanksgiving service after explosion

The local council of churches at Bogoso-Apiate has held a thanksgiving service to glorify God after an unfortunate explosion that razed the...

Apeatse explosion: Gold Fields to provide support to community

Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) has offered to partner with relevant stakeholders to provide adequate support to victims of the Apeatse explosion.

Bogoso: What mining truck driver told residents prior to explosion [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · TARKWA MP ON BOGOSO EXPLOSION Member of Parliament (MP) for Tarkwa-Nsuem Constituency, George Mireku Duker, has made...

Mining pit victims identified

Seven out of the 10 persons who were reportedly killed after a mining pit collapsed on Wednesday evening at Wassa Esikuma near...

GOCA: Former Minister charges group to find sustainable alternative to mining

A former Ashanti Regional Minister, John Alexander Ackon, has advised members of Obuasi based Social group Global Obuasi Citizens Association (GOCA) ,...

CESIS Ghana sensitises stakeholders in mining communities on mine-site assessment tool

A day's workshop has been held at Obuasi to sensitize Stakeholders in mining communities on the new approaches to address their grievances...

4 suspected robbers shot dead by community watchdog at Denkyira

Four suspected armed robbers have been shot dead by members of the community watchdog at Denkyira Akwaaboso.Reports gathered indicated that the suspected...

Mining firm guards allegedly assault worker to death at Manso-Asamang

A 27-year-old man is alleged to have been assaulted to death by guards of a Community Mining firm...

Two shot during protest against mining company

Two residents of Dumasi, a community near Bogoso in the Prestea Huni Valley Municipality, have been reportedly shot.According to information, the two...

Mining taskforce shoot 2 persons at Adeiso [Photos]

Two persons are receiving treatment at the Koforidua Regional Hospital after they were allegedly shot by several members of the community mining...

Govt embarks on new operation against mining in water bodies

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has commenced an operation to remove all persons and logistics involved in mining from Ghana’s water bodies.

Asempa FM’s National Dialogue series on illegal mining [Photos]

All is set for Ghana’s leading all-talk radio station, Asempa FM's National Dialogue series on illegal mining in Ghana.

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...

GIADEC sets up committees to deepen community partnership [Photos]

The Governing Board and Management of the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) has set up and inaugurated 19-member committees for the...
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15-year-old boy drowns in abandoned mining pit at Amuanapraso

A 15-year-old boy, Bright Mensah, has drowned in an abandoned illegal mining pit at Amuanapraso, a farming community in Birim North District...
Takoradi Gold Ghana Limited

Govt grants Takoradi Gold Ghana Limited 15-year mining lease

Just a little over two years of winning a major court case against the Minerals Commission for non-renewal of its gold prospecting license, Takoradi...

Stop illegal mining; take advantage of govt’s employment programs – Okyenhene to galamseyers

The overlord of Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area, Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panyin, has condemned individuals and groups who still engage in illegal...

Gov’t is not against small-scale mining – Minister

Government has said it is not against small-scale mining activities but rather it seeks to ensure that mining is done within the expectations of...

World Teachers’ Day: Defilement, lack of recognition undermining teaching profession – Educationist

Renowned educationist, Isaac K. Gyasi, has cautioned teachers against indecent behaviours such as defilement, rape and others which are undermining the noble profession. He made...

Gov’t to lift ban on small scale mining soon – Amewu hints

The ban on small-scale mining could soon be lifted, Lands and Natural Resource Minister John Peter Amewu has hinted. According to Mr Amewu, the President,...

PHOTOS: Man murders pregnant lover, son and dumps them in mining pit

Police at Manso Nkwanta in Amansie West District have retrieved the bodies of a pregnant mother and her five-year-old son which were allegedly dumped...

Gov’t to extend ban on small scale mining – Amewu

Lands and Natural sources Minister, John Peter Amewu has disclosed that the ban on small scale mining will be extended. He said initial assessment of...

Another mining disaster looms

Barely a week after the country was hit by one of its worst mining disasters at Prestea-Nsuta in the Western Region, Today can report...