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Amansie Central residents lament destruction of forest by ‘galamseyers’

Residents of Amansie Central in the Ashanti Region have voiced their concerns over the rampant illegal mining activities. They lamented that, the issue is devastating...

Kramokrom and Adjakaa residents resist galamsey activities in their community

Residents of Kramokrom and Adjakaa in the Aowin Municipality have mobilized efforts to resist illegal mining activities, commonly known as "galamsey,". This is due to...

Galamsey, smuggling and bad weather slash Ghana’s cocoa revenue by $500m

Illegal mining activities, unfavourable weather conditions, the swollen shoot virus disease, and rampant smuggling have caused a significant shortfall in Ghana's cocoa revenue for...

Galamsey, smuggling and bad weather slash Ghana’s cocoa revenue by $500m

Illegal mining activities, unfavourable weather conditions, the swollen shoot virus disease, and rampant smuggling have caused a significant shortfall in Ghana's cocoa revenue for...

Richard Ahiagbah reveals why ‘galamsey’ fight has been difficult

The Director of Communications for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Richard Ahiagbah has refuted assertions that the government has lost the fight against...
The Chief Executive Officer of Cocoa Board (Cocobod), Joseph Boahen Aidoo

Farmers are rising against galamsey – Cocobod CEO

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahene Aidoo, has highlighted that farmers are increasingly opposing galamsey because they see...

Galamsey: Lack of interpreters not to blame for case dismissals – Chinese Speakers Association

The Chinese Speakers Association of Ghana (CSAG) has dismissed claims that, the courts often release Chinese nationals arrested for illegal mining, known as galamsey,...

‘Galamseyers’ allegedly attack military officer at Wassa Akyempim

A military officer, identified as Timothy Adzakosi, has reportedly been assaulted by unknown individuals believed to be involved in illegal mining at Wassa Akyempim...

Amenfi East NPP PC reacts to claims of endorsing ‘galamsey’

The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Amenfi East Parliamentary candidate, Ernest Frimpong, has dismissed claims of endorsing illegal mining popularly known as galamsey and also...

Man accused of galamsey granted ¢150K bail

The Nkawie Circuit Court has granted GH₵150,000.00 bail with two sureties to an unemployed man, accused of engaging in illegal mining at Kobeng in...
Chinese busted for mining at River Pra

‘Chinese galamseyers’ often released due to lack of interpreters – Forestry Commission

The Deputy Greater Accra Regional Manager of the Forestry Commission, George Agbenowoshi, has revealed that the courts often release Chinese nationals arrested for illegal...
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Galamsey is the cause of high cost of vegetables – GAWU

The General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) has said the severe shortage of vegetables and its resultant hike in prices are due to illegal mining...

Forestry Commission wages war against ‘galamseyers’ over destruction of reserves

The District Manager of the Forestry Commission of Sekyere Kumawu, Alfred Yabepone, has issued a stern warning to chainsaw operators and illegal miners to...

Ellembelle: Cocoa farmers demonstrate at “galamsey” site

Concerned Cocoa Farmers in the Ellembelle District on Saturday, June 1, stormed an illegal mining site at Sendu to express their frustration and opposition...

People will resort to theft if galamsey is banned in my area – Assemblyman

The President of the Ghana Association of Assembly Members for the Western North Region, Frank Ackah Nelson, has advocated for the regularization of illegal...
KIA Rhino Carrying Galamsey Equipment Crashes into Sehwi Juaboso Magistrate Court

Truck carrying galamsey equipment crashes into Sehwi Juaboso Magistrate court [Photos]

A KIA Rhino truck with registration number AS 9184-20, allegedly loaded with mining equipment has crashed into the Sehwi Juaboso Magistrate Court at Juaboso...

Obuasi farmers receive 60,000 oil palm seedlings to reclaim depleted galamsey lands in Adansi

Obuasi Goes Agro Association (OGA) Farmers in 6 Adansi Assemblies have received 60,000 oil palm seedlings for reforestation on depleted lands affected by galamsey. This...

Girl, 5, drowns in galamsey pit while playing with friends

A tragic incident occurred in Manso Nkwanta in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region, where a five-year-old girl drowned in an abandoned...

We will restore ‘galamsey’ lands, forests — Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama says he will establish a national joint action team on mining and forestry to restore degraded lands, rehabilitate impacted...

Mahama’s AI proposal to combat galamsey ‘a vote-seeking gimmick’ – Ahiagbah

The Director of Communications for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Richard Ahiagbah, dismissed John Dramani Mahama’s pledge to use Artificial Intelligence to combat illegal...

I’ll use Artificial Intelligence to fight galamsey – Mahama

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama has revealed plans to employ Artificial Intelligence (AI) in combating illegal small-scale mining, popularly known...
Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II

Asantehene raises alarm on galamsey; calls for collective effort to combat menace

Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, on the momentous occasion marking his quarter-century reign, emphatically voiced the urgent need to heal the wounds inflicted upon...

Anglican bishop condemns galamsey activities

The Anglican Bishop of Kumasi Diocese, Rt. Rev. Oscar Christian Amoah, has addressed the detrimental impact of illegal mining, known as galamsey, in cocoa...

Collective efforts needed to win galamsey fight – Dr. Bawumia

The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has emphasized the need for collective effort in the fight against illegal mining...

Media’s failure to hold government accountable for ‘galamsey’ alarming – Mahama

Former President John says that Ghana must recognize the vital role of journalism in addressing the severe environmental challenges facing the nation. He expressed disappointment...

Resume campaign against ‘galamsey’ – GJA President to journalists

The President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Albert Kwabena Dwumfour, has expressed worry over the reduction of media campaigns against illegal small-scale mining, commonly...
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Galamsey: Four persons confirmed dead within a month in Sefwi Juaboso

Four people have lost their lives in a galamsey pit within a month in the Juaboso District of the Western North Region. Land, water bodies,...

‘Galamsey’: 5 Burkina Faso nationals jailed 20 years each

The Wa Circuit Court has handed down a 20-year prison sentence to each of the five Burkina Faso nationals convicted of engaging...

It’s a shame ‘galamsey’ issues no longer make headlines – Sam Jonah

Sir Sam Jonah has challenged Ghanaian journalists with a solemn reminder of their critical role in Ghana's democracy, insisting their duty to...

Two JHS pupils drown in abandoned galamsey pit at Abasewa

Two Junior High School(JHS) final year pupils have died after falling in an abandoned galamsey pit at Dunkwa-Abasewa in the Upper Denkyira...

Drivers, passengers stranded as ‘galamseyers’ block road for mining

Passengers and commuters traveling along the Kunka-Ntonsua-9 miles road in the Obuasi Municipal and Amansie Central district of Ashanti found themselves stranded...

Checkout Bawumia’s juicy promise to galamseyers

The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahamudu Bawumia in his bid to get the votes of illegal miners popularly...

Miner dead after galamsey pit caves in at Hwiremoase

A 30-year-old illegal miner has lost his life at a galamsey site at Dampayaw mountain near Hwiremoase in the Adansi Asokwa...

Concession owner arrested after ‘galamsey’ pit kills 25-year-old man

A 25-year-old man, Godfred Bobi, has drowned in a 'galamsey' pit at Denkyira Brofoyedu in the Upper Denkyira West District of the...

Priest petitions Aowin MUSEC over rampant galamsey activities in Assemkrom

Father Dr. Joseph Kwame Blay, the Priest of St. Francis Catholic Church, has lodged a formal complaint with the Municipal Security Council...
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C/R: Galamsey forces GWCL to reduce water production

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) says it has had to reduce water production by 30% in the Central region.

School children at Pankese charged not to do galamsey 

Students in Pankese in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region are urged to prioritize their education instead of engaging in...

Three dead after ‘galamsey’ pit collapses in Eastern region

Three people have died in a 'galamsey' pit collapse incident at Kobriso Romanmu in the Denkyembuor District in the Eastern Region.

I’m yet to be served docket on Akonta Mining’s alleged ‘galamsey’ activities – A-G

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame says he is yet to be served with a docket on investigations into...

We still want to hear your comment on ‘galamsey’ – Akufo-Addo told

The Coalition Against Galamsey has raised concerns about President Nana Akufo-Addo’s silence on some critical national issues, including illegal mining locally referred...
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